Bradley Named U.S. Construction 'Law Firm of the Year,' Receives Multiple Top Rankings From 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers 'Best Law Firms'

Press Release, Awards and Recognition

2020 U.S. Construction 'Law Firm of the Year'Bradley is pleased to announce that the firm has been named the nation’s “Law Firm of the Year” for Construction Law in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." In addition, “Best Law Firms” awarded the firm Tier 1 national rankings for four practice areas and Tier 1 metropolitan rankings across 70 practice areas and in all 10 of its offices.

Bradley was ranked in Tier 1 nationally for its Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction, and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action - Defendants practices.

This marks the second time in three years that Bradley has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” for Construction Law. The award is particularly significant since only one law firm in the U.S. per legal practice area receives this recognition each year.

The complete list of the firm’s Tier 1 metropolitan rankings, organized by market/office, is provided below.

“It is an honor for Bradley and our dedicated attorneys to be recognized again by ‘Best Law Firms’ as among the top national and metro area leaders in the full range of practice areas that are critical to the success of our clients,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters. “These accolades cover practices across all of Bradley’s offices and reflect the truly broad scope of our services in key markets throughout the country.”

The Best Lawyers in America® and U.S. News & World Report ranked law firm practice areas nationally and across more than 180 metropolitan areas for the 2020 edition of “Best Law Firms.” Rankings are based on client evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys, 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 in that practice ranked as a “Best Lawyer.”

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

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Economic Development Law
  • Education Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology 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 - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • 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
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law 
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Water Law

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

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

The firm received a Tier 1 metropolitan ranking for Dallas in the following practice area:

  • Commercial Litigation

The firm received a Tier 1 metropolitan ranking for Houston in the following practice area:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

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

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law 
  • Trusts & Estates Law

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

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

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

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Tax Law

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

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Economic Development Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Media Law
  • Mediation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

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

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Securities Regulation

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

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

The 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings are published on the U.S. News & World Report website at http://BestLawFirms.USNews.com.