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Posted on November 1st, 2019

Carlsmith Ball LLP Named One of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2020

Carlsmith Ball LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm” rankings for 2020. Carlsmith Ball was named a best metropolitan firm in 23 practice areas, including 20 Tier 1 rankings. 

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process, including client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field. In order to be eligible, firms must have at least one attorney recognized in the prestigious Best Lawyers guide for each ranked practice area. 

The following practice areas received metropolitan tier 1, 2 and 3 rankings:

Metropolitan Tier 1 – Hawaii

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax LawTrusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 – Hawaii

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Metropolitan Tier 3 – Hawaii

  • ​Energy Law
  • Litigation – Tax