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U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers Select Nutter As A Top National Firm in 2018 “Best Law Firms” Survey

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U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have ranked Nutter nationally in 12 practice areas and in the top tier for Boston in 15 areas in its 2018 “Best Law Firms” survey. Once again, Nutter was recognized in the national Tier 1 category in Financial Services Regulation Law and Land Use & Zoning Law. Nutter’s Boston office earned Metropolitan Tier 1 status in numerous strategic areas, including Banking and Finance Law and Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) – both of which were listed in the top tier for the first time.

Nutter was named a top-tier firm in the following practice categories:

Financial Services Regulation Law
Land Use & Zoning Law

Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Non-Profit / Charities Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Nutter also earned national rankings in the following practice areas: Tier 2: Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), and Tax Law; Tier 3: Equipment Finance Law, Real Estate Law, and Trusts & Estates Law. In addition, Nutter was ranked in Boston in the following categories: Tier 2: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Governance Law, and Equipment Finance Law.

Now in its 8th edition, the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are the result of a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from other leading attorneys in the field, as well as additional information that was provided by the law firms as a part of the formal submission process.

Earlier this year, Best Lawyers selected 41 Nutter attorneys for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America © 2018 list. Nutter’s high rankings reflect demonstrated excellence in professional law practice and breadth of legal expertise. For Nutter’s complete rankings, click here.  

About Nutter

Nutter is a Boston-based law firm that provides legal counsel to industry-leading companies, early stage entrepreneurs, institutions, foundations, and families, across the country and around the world. The firm’s lawyers are known for their client-centric approach and extensive experience in business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax, and trusts and estates. Co-founded in 1879 by Louis D. Brandeis, who later became a renowned justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Nutter is dedicated to helping companies prosper in today’s fast-paced business environment. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter at @NutterLaw.

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