Foley Hoag Receives 17 National Rankings and 31 Regional Rankings in 2021 Edition of "Best Law Firms"

November 5, 2020

U.S. News – Best Lawyers has recognized several Foley Hoag national and regional practice areas in the 2021 edition of the “Best Law Firms” rankings. 

Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

The following Foley Hoag practices are mentioned in the 2021 national rankings:

Tier 1

  • Biotechnology Law 
  • Venture Capital Law  

Tier 2 

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management  
  • Environmental Law  
  • Health Care Law  
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy  
  • Litigation - Environmental 
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property  
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment 
  • Litigation - Patent  
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law  

Tier 3

  • FDA Law  
  • Labor Law - Management  
  • Litigation - Tax 
  • Patent Law

In addition, Foley Hoag received 31 2021 regional rankings for Boston, New York and Washington D.C

For a complete list of Foley Hoag’s U.S. News Best Lawyers' 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings, including national and regional, click here

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