Gallagher & Kennedy Earns first Tier Placement in U.S. News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings

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Gallagher & Kennedy Earns first Tier Placement in U.S. News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Phoenix law firm Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. has been included in the Tier 1 metropolitan ranking of prestigious U.S. law firms in the new U.S. News Media Group’s listing of Best Law Firms in 2010.

U.S News Media Group, the nation’s leading source of rankings and service journalism together with Best Lawyers, the country’s original and most well respected lawyer-rating directory, collaborated for the first time in history. In 2009, U.S. News expanded its signature “America’s Best” series to include rankings of law firms. The list is featured on the U.S. News & World Report web site.

Gallagher & Kennedy’s first-tier metropolitan rankings included high marks in Administrative / Regulatory Law; Criminal Defense: White-Collar Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Energy Law; Entertainment Law; Environmental Law; General Commercial Litigation; Land Use & Zoning Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Real Estate Law, and Sports Law.

This highly-anticipated annual analysis included 30,322 rankings of 8,782 law firms in 81 practice areas, and is posted online at The national first-tier rankings will be featured in the October print issue of U.S.News & World Report.

About the U.S. News Media Group
The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine,, and Focusing on Health, Money & Business, Education, and Public Service/Opinion, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its “America’s Best” series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans, and more.

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For a quarter century, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. The upcoming (2010) edition of "The Best Lawyers in America" includes 40,267 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 2.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in most of the world’s major legal markets.