Nossaman Ranked Among "Best Law Firms" in 2014
Nossaman has been ranked in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ®. The Firm earned national Tier 1 rankings in Railroad Law and Transportation Law, along with regional Tier 1 rankings in Administrative / Regulatory Law (San Francisco), Communications Law (San Francisco), Energy Law (San Francisco), Railroad Law (Washington D.C.), and Transportation Law (Washington D.C.). Nossaman was also nationally ranked in Energy Law, Communications Law, and Insurance Law.
Additional regional rankings include Litigation - Environmental (Orange County), Insurance Law (San Francisco), Litigation - Real Estate (San Francisco), and Real Estate Law (San Francisco).
The 2014 Edition of "Best Law Firms" includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan-based practice areas. Firms included in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
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. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.