HunterMaclean Honored with First-Tier Rankings in 2013 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

November 2, 2012

HunterMaclean is pleased to announce that the firm was recently honored with nine first-tier rankings in the 2013 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” ®

The national first-tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue, on newsstands November 20, 2012. The rankings are also posted online at

The 2013 edition features law firms awarded consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Firms distinguished with a first-tier “Best Law Firms®” ranking are based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey and Best Lawyers® peer review. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction which signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

We’re deeply honored that our firm is held in such high esteem by our peers and clientele,” said Frank S. Macgill, HunterMaclean’s managing partner. “This is an outstanding accomplishment for HunterMaclean, and reflects the level of service we aim to provide all of our clients.

HunterMaclean received first-tier rankings in the following practice areas:

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Insurance Law

Litigation – Construction

Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation

Litigation – Real Estate

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Real Estate Law

Trusts & Estates Law

The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region. Firms were ranked nationally in one or more of 80 legal practice areas and by metro or state in 118 practice areas.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The mission of “Best Law Firms” is to help guide referring lawyers and clients — from the country’s largest companies requiring corporate legal advice to individuals seeking counsel regarding personal legal issues.

The national and metropolitan first-tier rankings are also featured in the “Best Law Firms” publication, which is being distributed to more than 30,000 general counsel and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide.

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