Ward and Smith Celebrated in 2023 Edition of Best Law Firms

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Ward and Smith shines bright in the 2023 edition of "Best Law Firms."

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® released their annual rankings that recognize firms for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. 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 2023 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"; includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas. Ward and Smith is ranked in the 2023 list regionally in 24 practice areas.

The firm received the following rankings in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms": 


Regional Tier 1

Regional Tier 2


Regional Tier 1

Regional Tier 2

Regional Tier 3


Regional Tier 1

Regional Tier 2

In order to be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the United States. More information on the "Best Law Firms" methodology can be found here.


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