(August 24, 2012, USA) – Reed Smith LLP, a leading international law firm, today announced that 123 of its attorneys in the United States have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013.
These 123 lawyers were recognized in 186 positions across 53 legal practice areas. Thirty-five of them were listed in more than a single practice area for the year; 28 were selected for this prestigious honor for the first time. Seventy Reed Smith attorneys were first named to The Best Lawyers in America® at least a decade ago; 31 were first selected at least two decades ago.
The distribution of Best Lawyers’ recognition across Reed Smith’s U.S. offices includes 97 positions recognized in Pittsburgh; 31 in Philadelphia; 10 in San Francisco; nine in both Chicago and New York; eight in Washington, D.C.; seven in both Los Angeles and Falls Church; four in Princeton; three in Richmond; and one in Oakland (now resident in the firm’s San Francisco office).
View a list of selected Reed Smith lawyers, the first year of recognition for each and the practices for which they were listed among the nation’s top lawyers for 2013.
First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
About Reed Smith
Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with nearly 1,700 lawyers in 23 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, technology and media, shipping, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, and education. For more information, visit reedsmith.com.
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