Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receives Top-Tier Rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ 2015 Edition

Press Release, Awards & Recognition

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the 2015 Edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” has awarded the firm its highest possible national ranking – Tier 1 – in two practice areas. In addition, the firm was ranked in the top tier for its metropolitan markets in 101 practice areas.

The firm received top national rankings for its Construction Law and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants practice areas. Listed below are the firm’s metropolitan Tier 1 rankings across all of the firm’s offices that were recognized.

“Once again, we are proud to be extremely well represented among firms with top national and metropolitan rankings from the U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “Congratulations to all of our ‘Best Lawyers’ who have received high praise from their clients and peers, making this annual recognition possible.”

The 2015 Edition marks the fifth consecutive year for The Best Lawyers In America® and U.S. News & World Report’s combined rankings of law firms’ practice areas nationally and across more than 170 metro areas and eight states. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a national or metropolitan ranking, a law firm practice area must have at least one lawyer ranked as a “Best Lawyer” in that practice.

The firm received Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for Birmingham in the following practice areas:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

The firm received a Tier 1 ranking for the Charlotte, N.C., metropolitan area for:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

The firm received Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for Huntsville, Ala., in the following practice areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

The firm received Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for Jackson, Miss., in the following practice areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

The firm received Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for Montgomery, Ala., in the following practice areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Public Finance Law
  • Tax Law

The firm received Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for Nashville, Tenn., in the following practice areas:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Economic Development Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Entertainment Law – Music
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mediation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

The firm received Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for Washington, D.C., in the following practice areas:

  • Construction Law
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants