Stoel Rives Nationally Ranked in 2023 U.S. News—Best Lawyers® ‘Best Law Firms’

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PORTLAND, Ore.—In the 2023 U.S. News—Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey, Stoel Rives earned 30 national rankings and a further 110 rankings in nine metropolitan areas where the firm has offices.

The firm received National Tier 1 rankings for its practices in Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Environmental, and Natural Resources Law. The firm also was ranked National Tier 2 in 13 practice areas and National Tier 3 for 12 practice areas. In addition, nine of Stoel Rives’ offices earned 75 Metropolitan Tier 1, 29 Metropolitan Tier 2, and six Metropolitan Tier 3 rankings.

The “Best Law Firms” survey ranks practice areas by tier for more than 15,000 law firms across the U.S. Included firms are evaluated using a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their fields, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of a formal submission process.

To be eligible for a “Best Law Firm” ranking in a practice area, a firm must have at least one lawyer included in The Best Lawyers in America® for that area. In the 2023 edition, 171 Stoel Rives attorneys were named“Best Lawyers” or “Ones to Watch,” with 16 named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practices and metro areas.

A complete list of the Stoel Rives 2023 U.S. News—Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings:

National Rankings

Tier 1

  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Natural Resources Law

Tier 2

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 3

  • Communications Law
  • Construction Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Mining Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Technology Law

Metropolitan Rankings

Anchorage, Alaska

Tier 1

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law

Tier 2

  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Tier 3

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation

Sacramento, California

Tier 1

  • Corporate Law
  • Labor Law – Management

Tier 2

  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Real Estate Law

Tier 3

  • Litigation – Construction

San Francisco, California

Tier 2

  • Commercial Litigation

Tier 3

  • Litigation – Antitrust

Boise, Idaho

Tier 1

  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law

Tier 2

  • Litigation – Environmental

Tier 3

  • Water Law

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tier 1

  • Natural Resources Law

Tier 2

  • Mining Law

Tier 3

  • Energy Law

Portland, Oregon

Tier 1

  • Antitrust Law
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Insurance
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Patent Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Water Law

Tier 2

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Litigation – Health Care

Salt Lake City, Utah

Tier 1

  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Trademark Law

Tier 2

  • Copyright Law

Seattle, Washington

Tier 1

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Real Estate Law

Tier 2

  • Appellate Practice
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Health Care
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Patent Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Washington, D.C.

Tier 3

  • Energy Law

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