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Jackson Walker Named in ‘Best Law Firms’ Rankings

09-16-2010 09:16 AM CET | Politics, Law & Society

Press release from: Jackson Walker L.L.P.

DALLAS – Jackson Walker has been selected for inclusion in the 2010 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm was ranked nationally in five different practice areas, and ranked by metropolitan city in various practice areas.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are decided by reputational survey responses combined with more than 3.1 million evaluations of individual lawyers in the firms in the most recent Best Lawyers survey of leading lawyers. Hard numbers were also used to develop the practice area rankings – data about numbers of lawyers and their previous experience, numbers of clients within different billing ranges, numbers of transactions and litigation matters at different dollar levels; pro-bono commitment, diversity and other objective data. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

The national first-tier rankings will be featured in the October print issue of U.S. News & World Report, which will go on sale September 27.

The 2010 rankings are as follows:


National Rankings

Tier 1
Oil & Gas Law

Tier 2
Energy Law

Tier 3
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
General Commercial Litigation

Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1
Austin
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
Energy Law
Entertainment Law
Real Estate Law
Water Law

Dallas
General Commercial Litigation
Land Use & Zoning Law
Media & First Amendment Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Railroad Law

Houston
Derivatives and Futures Law
Health Care Law
Media & First Amendment Law
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law

San Antonio
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
Health Care Law
Railroad Law

Tier 2
Austin
Banking and Finance Law
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice

Dallas
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Energy Law
Labor Law - Management
Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law

Houston
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Employment Law - Management
Energy Law
Immigration Law
Real Estate Law

Tier 3
Austin
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
General Commercial Litigation

Dallas
Environmental Law

Houston
General Commercial Litigation

ABOUT JACKSON WALKER
Jackson Walker L.L.P. has more than 120 years of experience in providing legal counsel to clients throughout Texas, the United States and internationally. The firm provides a strong regional base of more than 330 attorneys in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Angelo and San Antonio. For more information, visit www.jw.com.

Jackson Walker L.L.P.
901 Main Street, Ste. 6000
Dallas, TX 75202

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