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Lowndes Named to the “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®

Lowndes Named to the “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®
by Sean Sonnenberg

October 25, 2018

Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that it has been once again named to the “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. For the ninth consecutive year, the 2019 Edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Below are this year’s firm rankings:

National Tier 2
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
Metropolitan Tier 1
  • Orlando
    • Administrative / Regulatory Law
    • Appellate Practice
    • Banking and Finance Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction Law
    • Copyright Law
    • Corporate Governance Law
    • Corporate Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Government Relations Practice
    • Land Use & Zoning Law
    • Leisure and Hospitality Law
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
    • Litigation – Intellectual Property
    • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
    • Litigation – Real Estate
    • Real Estate Law
    • Securities / Capital Markets Law
    • Tax Law
Metropolitan Tier 2
  • Orlando
    • Elder Law
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    • Securities Regulation
Metropolitan Tier 3
  • Orlando
    • Health Care Law
    • Litigation – Labor & Employment
    • Trademark Law

“U.S. News has more than 30 years of experience evaluating complex institutions and their service to consumers,” said Tim Smart, executive editor at U.S. News. “Law firms perform a vital role in American life, and ranking them is a key extension of our overall mission to help individuals and companies alike make important decisions.”

The 2019 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client votes received on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer recognized first in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Over 16,000 lawyers provided more than 1,125,000 law firm assessments, and almost 12,000 clients provided more than 107,000 evaluations. 

ABOUT “BEST LAW FIRMS

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2019 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty. 

ABOUT U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Celebrating its 85th year, U.S. News & World Report is a digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars and Civic, USNews.com provides consumer advice, rankings and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C. 

ABOUT BEST LAWYERS

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe. The Best Lawyers in America list recognizes the very best lawyers in each practice area and metropolitan region in the country.

Founded in Orlando, Florida in 1969, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., is a multi-discipline business law firm. Our attorneys represent corporate, entrepreneurial and individual clients across a myriad of industries locally, nationally and beyond our borders, from offices in Orlando, Mount Dora and Melbourne, and through Meritas, an established global alliance of independent law firms offering local insight, local rates and world-class client service. LOCAL ROOTS. BROAD REACH.SM