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Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC has been ranked in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 5 practice areas.
Firms included in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”; includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan – based practice areas. Additionally, one “Law Firm of the Year” was named in each nationally-ranked practice area.
Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC received the following rankings in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”:
- Regional Tier 1
- Insurance Law
- Litigation – Insurance
- Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
- Regional Tier 2
- Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
- Regional Tier 3
- Litigation – Insurance
- Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
ABOUT “BEST LAW FIRMS”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 the ﬁeld, and review of additional information provided by law ﬁrms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2022 ranking, a law ﬁrm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® list for that particular location and specialty.
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