The 2021 edition of Chambers USA lists 108 attorneys from across all offices, and 34 practices areas are highly ranked, including:
Chambers USA, the prestigious, independent referral directory of the legal industry, is produced by London-based Chambers and Partners and annually ranks the leading U.S. firms and attorneys based on in-depth research and client and peer interviews. Individual attorneys are evaluated on their legal knowledge and experience, ability and effectiveness, and client service.
In the Chambers USA High Net Worth Guide 2019, Bradley is top ranked in Alabama for Private Wealth Law, and four of our attorneys are listed for Private Wealth Law.
The 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® listed 312 attorneys from across all offices, including 46 attorneys who are listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. In addition, 29 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their area of practice and city.
The Best Lawyers in America® is one of the most highly regarded attorney referral publications in the country. Attorneys are selected for Best Lawyers through extensive surveys of leading lawyers who assess the legal abilities of their peers. The 2022 edition is based on more than 10.8 million evaluations and recognizes more than 66,000 attorneys. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes attorneys who have been in practice for less than 10 years and exhibit outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
Bradley was top ranked for the 12th consecutive year in U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" and received Tier 1 national rankings in the 2022 edition for four practice areas: Construction Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Litigation – Construction, and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants.
Additionally, Bradley was recognized as a “Law Firm of the Year” for Construction Law. Only one firm per legal practice receives this designation, making it a particularly meaningful achievement. Bradley was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Construction Law in the 2020 and 2018 editions as well.
The firm also earned 156 Tier 1 metropolitan rankings across all 10 of its offices, including:
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 2022 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.”
For 2021-2022, 156 Bradley attorneys were named Super Lawyers or Rising Stars, which recognize the leading lawyers in each state, including:
Published by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations to determine the honorees.
The 2021 edition of Benchmark Litigation listed 53 of Bradley’s partners, including 34 attorneys recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” and 19 attorneys recognized as “Future Stars.” Five attorneys were recognized as “National Practice Area Stars.”
The firm is ranked Tier 1 nationally for Product Liability and Recall. In addition, Bradley was named a "Highly Recommended Firm” among leading litigation firms for Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee (2008-2021). Past recognition includes:
Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys based on examination of recent casework and extensive interviews with litigators and clients. Benchmark Litigation determines rankings through peer reviews and case examinations, and is the only publication that focuses exclusively on U.S. litigation.
The 2020 edition of Benchmark Labor & Employment recognized 11 partners as “Labor & Employment Stars” and listed Bradley as a “highly recommended” firm. Bradley was “highly recommended” in Alabama and Mississippi and “recommended” in Tennessee.
A leading guide to labor and employment litigation firms and attorneys in the United States and Canada, Benchmark Labor & Employment determines rankings through peer reviews and case examinations.
Four Bradley attorneys – Lee Bentley, Rob Couch, Wayne Drinkwater, and Matt Lembke – clerked on the United States Supreme Court, and dozens more served as law clerks on other federal and state appellate courts around the country.
42 attorneys recognized by the American Colleges
Forbes named Bradley one of “America's Top Corporate Law Firms for 2019” and one of the most recommended firms for Real Estate Law.
Forbes' inaugural list included less than 250 law firms, out of the thousands of firms across the U.S. that serve corporate clients. Firms were selected through an online survey that included responses from 2,500 law firm and in-house attorneys recommending firms in up to 17 areas of law.
WomenInc. named Bradley one of the “2019 Top 100 Law Firms for Women.” The list recognizes law firms that demonstrate inclusive, equitable and sincere commitment to advancing opportunities for women.
WomenInc. surveyed leading law firms nationwide with objective criteria for consideration. Among those reviewed, law firms that were recognized had a demonstrated track record of commitment through holistic actions. Important criteria for consideration included activities such as hiring and retaining women attorneys, promoting women attorneys into equity partnership ranks, and providing leadership positions to women attorneys.