Black McCuskey has been named in the 2015 “Best Law Firm” rankings released by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.
Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
Black McCuskey earned a first-tier ranking in the Akron/Canton metropolitan market in the practice areas of bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law; commercial litigation; real estate litigation; and trusts & estates law. In addition, the firm ranked high in mergers & acquisition law; corporate law and in these litigation areas: banking & finance, environmental, trusts & estates, and construction.
The 2015 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Over 17,000 attorneys provided over 600,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,500 clients provided more than 40,000 evaluations.
Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity. The 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com.