U.S News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced that Brackett & Ellis will be recognized in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list. According to U.S News and Best Lawyers, firms included in this list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. The Firm achieved a ranking of Metropolitan Tier 1 in Education Law and a Metropolitan Tier 2 in Commercial and Intellectual Property Litigation in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
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.
According to U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the 2016 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. Over 21,000 attorneys provided almost 700,000 law firm assessments, and over 8,000 clients provided more than 47,000 evaluations. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the US.