Wilentz Listed in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2016 “Best Law Firms” Rankings


Wilentz Listed in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2016 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Wilentz is pleased to announce that the firm has been listed in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm has been ranked National Tier 1 for its Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs practice for the sixth year in a row. Additionally, the firm has been ranked Tier 1 in twenty-seven practice areas, Tier 2 in ten practice areas and Tier 3 in seven practice areas in the Metropolitan area: 

Metropolitan Tier 1

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • DUI/DWI Defense
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Energy Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Union
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Real Estate Law
  • Technology Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Trusts & Estates Law


Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law

These highly anticipated rankings in U.S. News & World Report, rank law firms in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area. Awards were given in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan practice areas. The 2016 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 US. Over 17,000 attorneys provided almost 600,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,500 clients provided more than 40,000 evaluations.

Best Law Firms is published by Best Lawyers in partnership with US News and World Report.  A description of their selection process can be found in the respective link above. The aforementioned organization is a private peer review organization, not a court specific public certification vehicle.  No aspect of this advertisement has been submitted to or approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.