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Baker Donelson Achieves High Rankings in 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" List

Third in the Nation in Metro Tier 1 Rankings

Baker Donelson has garnered 200 first-tier metropolitan rankings in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list, an annual analysis that includes more than 15,000 U.S. law firms. These Tier 1 rankings across 13 markets in nine states earned Baker Donelson the third highest number of first-tier metropolitan rankings in the nation.

In addition to its outstanding metropolitan rankings, Baker Donelson ranked nationally in 31 practice areas, including earning a Tier 1 national ranking in nine practice areas:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law

The 2021 "Best Law Firms" rankings, produced by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers, are presented in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area or state. The rankings showcase more than 15,000 law firms, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of the firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings.

More information about the methodology and the full list of rankings are available online at

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