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U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers Recognize Nutter as a Top National Firm in 2019 “Best Law Firms” Survey

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Boston, MA – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have ranked Nutter nationally in 13 practice areas and in the top tier for Boston in 15 areas in its 2019 “Best Law Firms” survey. For the first time, Nutter was recognized in the national Tier 1 category for Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) in addition to again being selected in the national Tier 1 categories for Financial Services Regulation Law and Land Use & Zoning Law. The firm received numerous Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings across strategic practice areas, including Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Intellectual Property, 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
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) 

Banking and Finance Law 
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation 
Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
Employment Law – Management 
Environmental Law 
Financial Services Regulation Law 
Land Use & Zoning Law 
Litigation – Environmental 
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) 
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, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Real Estate Law, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law; Tier 3: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, and Equipment Finance Law. In addition, Nutter was ranked in Boston in the following categories: Tier 2: Corporate Law, Equipment Finance Law, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Non-profit/Charities Law, and Patent Law; Tier 3: Employment Law – Individuals.

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Now in its 9th 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 39 Nutter attorneys for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America © 2019 list. Nutter’s high rankings reflect demonstrated excellence in professional law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

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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 competitive business environment. For more information, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn. 

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