Awards & Recognition
December 14, 2012

Polsinelli Shughart received “National” and “Metropolitan” rankings from U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®. The “Best Law Firms” ranking showcases law firms ranked nationally in 75 major legal practice areas, and in metropolitan or state rankings in 110 legal practice areas. The rankings are presented in three tiers. Polsinelli Shughart received national rankings in 25 practice areas in 2012-2013, 10 more than in 2011-2012. They include:

Tier 1 National Rankings

  • Litigation - Construction
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Tier 2 National Rankings

  • Appellate Practice
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Construction Law
    Corporate Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Public Finance Law

Tier 3 National Rankings

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

In Metropolitan (state/city) rankings, the firm received more than 100 Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 Rankings. To review all firm rankings,click here.

For more information contact Public Relations Manager Heather McMichael, 816-223-8780, hmcmichael@polsinelli

About Polsinelli Shughart
With more than 600 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart ( is a national law firm and recognized leader in the areas of health care, financial services, real estate, life sciences, environmental, energy and business litigation. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients, the firm builds enduring relationships by creating value through our legal services - with passion, ingenuity and a sense of urgency. The firm has offices in Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Kansas City; Los Angeles; New York; Phoenix; St. Louis; Washington, D.C.; Wilmington, DE; and in California as Polsinelli Shughart LLP.