|Banker Lopez Gassler receives Tier 1 national "Best Law Firm" ranking in nine practice areas by U.S. News - Best Lawyers in 2017 in Fort Myers, St. Petersburg and Tampa. BLG also received Tier 2 and Tier 3 rankings in seven practice areas in St. Petersburg, Tallahassee and Tampa.
The U.S.News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.
The 2017 Best Law Firms listing can be found at: http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/.
- Tier 1 Ranking
- Fort Myers for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
- St. Petersburg for Construction Law, Litigation - Construction, and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
- Tampa for Admiralty & Maritime Law, Insurance Law, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Professional Malpractice - Defendants, Workers' Compensation - Employers
- Tier 2 Ranking
- Tampa for Commercial Litigation, Elder Law, Health Care Law, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
- Tier 3 Ranking
- St. Petersburg for Appellate Practice
- Tallahassee for Insurance Law
- Tampa for Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants