Practice Areas


Greensfelder receives high national and regional ranks in Best Law Firms 2023

November 3, 2022

U.S News – Best Lawyers highly ranked Greensfelder in the 2023 edition of the “Best Law Firms” report. The firm’s practice areas were highlighted on the national level in addition to the regional levels for St. Louis and Chicago. New areas ranked for the firm this year include Litigation – Intellectual Property (Chicago), Environmental Law (Chicago), and Technology Law (St. Louis).

Greensfelder’s national recognition occurred across eight practice areas. The firm ranked in Tier 1 nationwide – the highest level – for Franchise Law. It also earned national ranks for the following practice areas:

  • Advertising Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Trademark Law

Regionally, the firm placed in 33 practice areas, including the following Tier 1 placements for the St. Louis metropolitan area:

  • Advertising Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Insurance
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

The firm was also ranked in St. Louis in Tiers 2 and 3 for:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Trademark Law

In the Chicago area, Greensfelder received the following ranks:

  • Tier 1 for Franchise Law
  • Tier 2 for Criminal Defense: White Collar, Environmental Law, and Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Tier 3 for Trademark Law

Each year, The Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News & World Report rank law firm practice areas nationally and across more than 180 metropolitan areas. The “Best Law Firms” rankings, released on Nov. 3, 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.”

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