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U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers Ranks Nutter Among Top National Firms in 2017 “Best Law Firms” Survey

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Firm Receives 16 First Tier National and Regional Rankings

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has ranked Nutter in the top tier nationally in 12 practice areas and in the top tier for Boston in 14 areas in its 2017 “Best Law Firms” survey. Nutter once again 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 many key strategic areas, with its Commercial Litigation and Employment Law – Management practices ranked 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

Antitrust Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Employment Law - Management
Environmental Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Environmental
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

In addition, Nutter was ranked nationally in the following practice areas: Tier 2: Antitrust Law, Corporate Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law; Tier 3: Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Equipment Finance Law, and Real Estate Law.

The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and a review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Earlier this year, Best Lawyers selected 33 Nutter attorneys for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. 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 top-tier, 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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