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Congratulations to the Construction Practice Group, ranked nationally by U.S. News–Best Lawyers 2011-2012 Best Law Firms

December 8, 2011

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. was ranked a top-tier firm in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2011-2012 Best Law Firms rankings.

The firm's construction practice was ranked Tier 1 nationally, and 13 of the firm's practice groups including Franchise Law also were ranked  in Tier 1 for the St. Louis metropolitan area. The Franchise Law group was ranked as a top tier in Chicago.

Now in its second year, the U.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms program ranks U.S. law firms based on client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their respective practice areas and information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients' feedback addresses the practice groups' expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a client's business and needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether a client would refer another client to the firm.

According to U.S. News–Best Lawyers, “The mission of ‘Best Law Firms’ from the start has been to help guide referring lawyers and clients. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise."

National first-tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report's November 2011  issue, while national and metropolitan first-tier rankings will appear in the Best Law Firms standalone publication. All rankings also are posted online at

Greensfelder's practice areas ranked in Tier 1 for the St. Louis metropolitan area are:

  • Advertising Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar - Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

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