Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 5, 2020—Burns White LLC is among the Best Law Firms in the country, according to the 2021 U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey, receiving 14 recognitions. Additionally, the firm’s Railroad practice group received a National First-Tier ranking for the eleventh consecutive year.
U.S. News bases its national and regional rankings on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their fields nationwide. Those surveyed provide feedback on the individual practice group’s expertise, responsiveness, understanding of business needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, integrity and likelihood of referral.
“Many excellent law firms practice in the areas in which we were acknowledged, and we are grateful that our clients and peers appreciate the legal services that we offer,” said David B. White, Chief Executive Officer. “We are very pleased, once again, to be recognized as a top firm.”
In addition to the national ranking for Railroad Law, Burns White was recognized in the Metropolitan rankings in three separate tiers.
Tier 1: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Legal Malpractice Law—Defendants; Litigation—Construction; Litigation—Insurance; Mediation; Medical Malpractice Law—Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation—Defendants; Railroad Law; Workers’ Compensation Law—Employers
Tier 2: Insurance Law
Tier 3: Construction Law; Appellate