Foley Receives 164 Tier 1 Rankings in 2024 Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’

Foley & Lardner LLP ranked as a national first-tier law firm in 28 practice areas in the 2024 edition of the Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” guide. In addition, the firm achieved 136 metropolitan first-tier rankings across 17 of its U.S. offices.

The Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of high-quality law practice and broad legal expertise. To be eligible for a national or metropolitan practice ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer from that practice listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S.

The complete list of Foley’s first-tier national and metropolitan rankings include:

National Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Metropolitan Tier 1

Boston

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Chicago

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Dallas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law

Detroit

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Houston

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment

Jacksonville

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Los Angeles

  • Privacy and Data Security Law

Madison

  • Appellate Practice
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Miami

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Franchise Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment

Milwaukee

  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Patent Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

New York City

  • Sports Law

Orlando

  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Real Estate Law

San Diego

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Leisure and Hospitality Law
  • Real Estate Law

Tallahassee

  • Insurance Law

Tampa

  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Health Care Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law

Utah

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Patent Law
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Washington, D.C.

  • Biotechnology Law
  • FDA Law
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Patent Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law