Rankings & Recognition

U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2020 Best Law Firms

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

November 01, 2019

Sills Cummis & Gross is highly ranked in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The Firm is ranked nationally in 4 practice areas and regionally in 34 practice areas, including 20 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings.

Firms included in the 2020 edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal experience.

Nationally, the Firm has been ranked in the following practice areas:

  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Real Estate Law


The Firm’s New Jersey Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings include:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, for the tenth consecutive year, 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. To be eligible for a 2020 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.

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