November 3, 2014

Holland & Hart Named Tier 1 National "Best Law Firm" in Three Practice Areas by U.S News - Best Lawyers® in 2015

Holland & Hart Named Tier 1 National "Best Law Firm" in Three Practice Areas by U.S News - Best Lawyers® in 2015

Holland & Hart LLP has been ranked in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm has been recognized as National Tier 1 in the practice areas of Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; and Technology Law. Holland & Hart also received 25 national Tier 2 and Tier 3 designations. Holland & Hart received 93 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings across the Mountain West and Washington, D.C. In total, 354 of the firm’s practice areas were recognized.

The Holland & Hart Environmental Law practice is one of the largest environmental practices in the country, addressing clients’ wide range of legal needs, such as environmental assessments, permitting, ongoing compliance advice, environmental audits, enforcement action defense, soil and groundwater remedial actions, legislative and rulemaking developments, and litigation when necessary.

Holland & Hart is a top-listed environmental and natural resources firm in the country including its highly-rated Litigation – Environmental practice, which serves clients environmental litigation needs ranging from toxic tort suits to government enforcement actions to royalty litigation. Our practice spans the country and offers the breadth and depth to handle virtually any environmental litigation matter.

The firm’s technology work falls within our burgeoning Intellectual Property (IP) practice, where a team of more than 70 attorneys provide up-to-date and in-depth knowledge of patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, licensing and technology, promotions law, and the Internet.

Firms included in the 2015 "Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. A complete list of Holland & Hart’s rankings for 2015 can be downloaded here.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings, now in their fifth year, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

“Being named again among the nation’s best law firms not only by our clients but also by our competitors is a testament to the standards of excellence Holland & Hart holds across our firm and throughout our full range of legal practices,” said firm chair Liz Sharrer. “At Holland & Hart, we always put our clients first and strive to provide them with innovative and cost-effective services and solutions.”

Earlier this year, 172 Holland & Hart attorneys were named to the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, and 17 were given the distinct honor of being named “Lawyer of the Year” for their practice areas in their respective markets.

About Holland & Hart
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