Shook Earns Five National Tier 1 Rankings from Best Lawyers

Shook grew in National Tier 1 rankings by U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America® 2022, “Best Law Firms.” This recognition highlights the firm’s commitment to a diverse, trial-ready litigation defense for some of the world’s largest companies. Shook advanced to a Tier 1 ranking from a Tier 2 ranking for Litigation – Patent last year. In a three-tiered ranking, Shook earned five National Tier 1 rankings for the following areas:

The Best Lawyers rankings reflect Shook's wide range of litigation defense practices and core strengths.

Shook’s 12 categories includes National Tier 2 rankings in Appellate Practice, Environmental Law, Insurance Law, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Intellectual Property and Litigation – Labor & Employment. Shook has also earned a National Tier 3 ranking for Employment Law – Management.

For Tier 1 Metropolitan rankings, Shook increased from 24 to 28 practice rankings which includes the firm’s Atlanta and Orange County offices. The Kansas City office once again earned a Tier 1 ranking for Bet-the-Company Litigation for the third consecutive year.


Atlanta *

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Chicago
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
Denver
  • Commercial Litigation
Houston
  • Litigation - Patent
Kansas City
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Miami
  • Commercial Litigation*
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Environmental*
  • Mediation
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Orange County *
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Philadelphia
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
San Francisco
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Seattle
  • Patent Law
Tampa
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Washington, D.C.
  • Commercial Litigation
*New in 2022

Overall, Shook earned 46 Metropolitan rankings ranging from Appellate Practice and Arbitration to Intellectual Property and Baking & Finance litigation. Shook’s Chicago office earned a Metropolitan Tier 3 ranking for Bet-the-Company Litigation and Boston was recognized for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, earning a Tier 3 ranking.

Best Lawyers inclusion is based entirely on peer review, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about their colleagues in the same practice areas and geographic location in a rigorous evaluation process. The complete rankings appear in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms report.