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Goulston & Storrs Nets Nine National and 15 Tier 1 Regional ‘Best Law Firm’ Nods

November 1, 2013Press Releases

Following the August 2013 announcement that the legal directory Best Lawyers® recognized 36 Goulston & Storrs lawyers, including two lawyers obtaining special recognition as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective fields, Goulston & Storrs is pleased to announce that it has been named “Best Law Firm” in nine categories nationally and 25 categories regionally.

  • Goulston & Storrs received Tier 1 rankings in Land Use & Zoning Law and Real Estate Law on the national level. Other areas where the firm was recognized include Environmental Law; Litigation-Bankruptcy; Litigation-Real Estate; Tax Law; Trusts & Estates Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; and Commercial Litigation.
  • In Boston, Goulston & Storrs received Tier 1 rankings in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Environmental Law; Land Use & Zoning Law; Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants; Litigation-Bankruptcy; Litigation-Land Use & Zoning; Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants; Real Estate Law; and Trusts & Estates Law. Other areas where the firm was recognized include Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management; Litigation-Environmental; Litigation-Intellectual Property; Litigation-Real Estate; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions-Defendants; Product Liability Litigation-Defendants; and Tax Law.
  • In New York City, the firm was recognized in the areas of Real Estate Law and Corporate Law.
  • In Washington, DC, Goulston & Storrs received Tier 1 rankings in Land Use & Zoning Law; Litigation-Land Use & Zoning; and Real Estate Law. The firm was also recognized in Tax Law and Litigation-Real Estate.

According to its website, “Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers® lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.”

Further, the website notes that “Best Lawyers® ‘Best Law Firms’ 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. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 19th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.”