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Lathrop & Gage Receives First-Tier Rankings from U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms”

11/1/2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 1, 2011) – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced the 2011-2012 Best Law Firms rankings today with Lathrop & Gage receiving 52 first-tier rankings for practice areas within their respected metropolitan areas, and one national first-tier ranking for railroad law, an increase from 38 practice areas in 2010.

The firm received top rankings in the following practice areas and regions:

Columbia, Mo.

·        Environmental Law

Kansas City, Kan.

·        Corporate Law
·        Education Law
·        Health Care Law
·        Land Use and Zoning Law
·        Litigation – Construction
·        Litigation – Intellectual Property
·        Litigation – Trusts and Estates
·        Non-Profit/Charities Law
·        Real Estate Law
·        Tax Law
·        Trademark Law
·        Trusts and Estates Law  

Kansas City, Mo.

·        Appellate Practice
·        Banking and Financing Law
·        Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
·        Commercial Litigation
·        Construction Law
·        Corporate Law
·        Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
·        Employment Law – Management
·        Environmental Law
·        Gaming Law
·        Government Relations Practice
·        Health Care Law
·        Insurance Law
·        Litigation – Banking and Finance
·        Litigation – Construction
·        Litigation – Environmental
·        Litigation – Intellectual Property
·        Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants
·        Media and First Amendment Law
·        Mergers and Acquisitions Law
·        Non-Profit/Charities Law
·        Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
·        Railroad Law
·        Real Estate Law
·        Tax Law
·        Technology Law
·        Trademark Law
·        Trusts and Estates Law

Springfield, Mo.

·        Banking and Finance Law
·        Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
·        Commercial Litigation
·        Land Use and Zoning Law
·        Litigation – Eminent Domain and Condemnation
·        Mass Tort Litigation/  Class Actions – Defendants
·        Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
·        Real Estate Law  

St. Louis

·        Land Use and Zoning Law
·        Tax Law

About Lathrop & Gage LLP:
A full-service law firm, Lathrop & Gage LLP has more than 320 attorneys in 12 offices nationwide – from Los Angeles to New York. In 2011, Chambers USA ranked Lathrop & Gage’s corporate, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and transportation teams among the best in their regions. For more information, visit www.lathropgage.com.