Connell Foley Earns 2021 "Best Law Firms" Rankings

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November 5, 2020 - Connell Foley is pleased to announce that the firm is ranked in 24 practice areas in the 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list.

According to U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, joint publishers of the “Best Law Firms” rankings, firms included in the 2021 list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal knowledge.

The 2021 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Connell Foley is proud to have 27 firm partners listed in the 2021 edition of “The Best Lawyers" and 12 firm associates listed in Best Lawyers new category "Ones to Watch.”

Connell Foley received the following rankings in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms":

National Tier 2

  • Land Use & Zoning Law

Metropolitan Tier 1 (New Jersey)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 (New Jersey)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 3 (New Jersey)

  • Arbitration
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

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