Menu

U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms” Recognizes Lathrop & Gage Practice Areas

11/1/2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 1, 2012) – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced the 2012-2013 Best Law Firms rankings today with Lathrop & Gage LLP receiving 20 national rankings and 68 rankings for practice areas within their respected metropolitan areas.

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

National Rankings

Tier 1
·        Trademark Law

Tier 2
·       Copyright Law
·       Land Use and Zoning Law
·       Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
·       Media and First Amendment Law
·       Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
·       Railroad Law
·       Technology Law

Tier 3
·       Appellate Practice
·       Banking and Finance Law
·       Construction Law
·       Corporate Law
·       Health Care Law
·       Litigation – Banking and Finance
·       Litigation – Construction
·       Litigation – Environmental
·       Litigation – Intellectual Property
·       Litigation – Labor and Employment
·       Tax Law
·       Trusts and Estates Law

Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1

Boston
·       Copyright Law
·       Trademark Law

Colorado
·       Trademark Law

Kansas City, Kan.
·       Corporate Law
·       Health Care Law
·       Land Use and Zoning Law
·       Litigation – Intellectual Property
·       Litigation – Real Estate
·       Litigation – Trusts and Estates
·       Real Estate Law
·       Tax Law
·       Trademark Law
·       Trusts and Estates Law  

Kansas City, Mo.

·       Appellate Practice
·       Banking and Financing Law  
·       Commercial Litigation
·       Construction Law
·       Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
·       Employment Law – Management
·       Health Care Law
·       Insurance Law
·       Labor Law – Management
·       Litigation – Banking and Finance
·       Litigation – Construction
·       Litigation – Eminent Domain and Condemnation  
·       Litigation – Environmental
·       Litigation – Intellectual Property
·       Litigation – Labor and Employment
·       Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants
·       Media and First Amendment Law  
·       Real Estate Law
·       Tax Law
·       Technology Law
·       Trusts and Estates Law

Springfield, Mo.

·       Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
·       Litigation – Eminent Domain and Condemnation
·       Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
·       Real Estate Law  

St. Louis

·       Land Use and Zoning Law

Tier 2

Columbia, Mo.
·       Environmental Law

Kansas City, Kan.
·       Commercial Litigation
·       Education Law
·       Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
·       Litigation – Construction
·       Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
·       Non-Profit/Charities Law

Kansas City, Mo.
·       Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
·       Corporate Compliance Law
·       Corporate Law
·       Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Governmental Investigations
·       Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Litigation
·       Environmental Law
·       Financial Services Regulation Law
·       Gaming Law
·       Government Relations Practice
·       Mergers and Acquisitions Law
·       Non-Profit/Charities Law
·       Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
·       Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
·       Railroad Law

Springfield, Mo.
·       Banking and Finance Law
·       Commercial Litigation
·       Family Law
·       Land Use and Zoning Law
·       Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
·       Mediation
·       Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

St. Louis
·       Construction Law
·       Corporate Law
·       Health Care Law
·       Tax Law
·       Trusts and Estates Law

Tier 3

Boston
·       Biotechnology Law
·       Patent Law

Colorado
·       Real Estate Law

Kansas City, Mo.
·       Land Use and Zoning Law
·       Litigation – Bankruptcy
·       Securities/Capital Markets Law

About Lathrop & Gage LLP:
A full-service law firm, Lathrop & Gage LLP has more than 315 attorneys in 11 offices nationwide – from Los Angeles to New York. In 2012, 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.