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Spencer Fane Earns 102 Rankings in U.S. News Best Law Firms List

Spencer Fane is proud to announce that the firm earned a total of 102 rankings in the 2021 edition of U.S. News and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, including 36 Tier 1 regional rankings as well as six Tier 2 national rankings.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings 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. U.S. News publishes the rankings with Best Lawyers, which also separately recognizes individual lawyers in the industry.

National Rankings

Tier 2 in Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 in Corporate Law
Tier 2 in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 2 in Litigation – Labor & Employment
Tier 2 in Real Estate Law
Tier 2 in Trusts & Estates Law
Tier 3 in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Tier 3 in Employment Law – Management
Tier 3 in Financial Services Regulation Law
Tier 3 in Litigation – Environmental
Tier 3 in Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tier 3 in Sports Law
Tier 3 in Tax Law
Tier 3 in Trademark Law

Regional Rankings

Colorado

Tier 1 in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 1 in Real Estate Law
Tier 1 in Trusts & Estates Law
Tier 2 in Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 in Health Care Law
Tier 2 in Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Tier 2 in Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
Tier 2 in Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Tier 2 in Tax Law
Tier 3 in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Tier 3 in Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Columbia, MO

Tier 1 in Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Tier 3 in Criminal Defense: General Practice

Houston, TX

Tier 1 in Family Law
Tier 3 in Employment Law – Management

Kansas City, KS

Tier 1 in Arbitration
Tier 1 in Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Tier 1 in Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 1 in Employment Law – Management
Tier 1 in Health Care Law
Tier 1 in Labor Law – Management
Tier 1 in Litigation – Construction
Tier 1 in Litigation – Labor & Employment
Tier 1 in Real Estate Law
Tier 2 in Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Tier 2 in Mediation
Tier 3 in Antitrust Law
Tier 3 in Bet-the-Company Litigation
Tier 3 in Land Use & Zoning Law
Tier 3 in Litigation – Real Estate

Kansas City, MO

Tier 1 in Banking and Finance Law
Tier 1 in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Tier 1 in Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 in Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Tier 1 in Employment Law – Management
Tier 1 in Environmental Law
Tier 1 in Financial Services Regulation Law
Tier 1 in Labor Law – Management
Tier 1 in Litigation – Bankruptcy
Tier 1 in Litigation – Environmental
Tier 1 in Litigation – Labor & Employment
Tier 1 in Tax Law
Tier 1 in Trusts & Estates Law
Tier 2 in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 2 in Employment Law – Individuals
Tier 2 in Litigation – Tax
Tier 2 in Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Tier 2 in Patent Law
Tier 2 in Real Estate Law
Tier 3 in Corporate Law
Tier 3 in Criminal Defense: General Practice

Phoenix, AZ

Tier 1 in Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 in Litigation – Intellectual Property
Tier 2 in Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Tier 2 in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
Tier 2 in Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Tier 2 in Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Tier 3 in Corporate Law
Tier 3 in Employment Law – Management
Tier 3 in Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Tier 3 in Litigation – Municipal
Tier 3 in Litigation – Trusts & Estates

Springfield, MO

Tier 1 in Trusts & Estates Law

St. Louis, MO

Tier 1 in Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 in Corporate Governance Law
Tier 1 in Corporate Law
Tier 1 in Real Estate Law
Tier 1 in Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tier 1 in Sports Law
Tier 2 in Appellate Practice
Tier 2 in Banking and Finance Law
Tier 2 in Corporate Compliance Law
Tier 2 in Financial Services Regulation Law
Tier 2 in Health Care Law
Tier 2 in Litigation – Labor & Employment
Tier 2 in Nonprofit / Charities Law
Tier 2 in Trademark Law
Tier 3 in Copyright Law
Tier 3 in Franchise Law
Tier 3 in Litigation – Patent
Tier 3 in Patent Law
Tier 3 in Tax Law

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Tier 2 in Health Care Law
Tier 2 in Litigation – Health Care

Las Vegas, NV

Tier 2 in Commercial Litigation
Tier 3 in Construction Law
Tier 3 in Litigation – Construction

To view the full list of the Spencer Fane “Best Law Firms” rankings, visit the website here.