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Goldberg Segalla Earns 22 National and Regional Rankings in 2019 “Best Law Firms” Survey


Goldberg Segalla Earns 22 National and Regional Rankings in 2019 “Best Law Firms” Survey

November 1, 2018

Goldberg Segalla has earned 22 national and regional rankings in the annual U.S. News—Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey for 2019. These include placement in National Tier 3 for Insurance Law as well as nine Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings spanning New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, in practices including employment and labor, insurance coverage, personal injury litigation, product liability litigation, and commercial litigation.

National and Regional Leadership in Insurance Law

Beyond its national recognition, the firm’s Global Insurance Services Practice Group—noted by Law360 as one of the largest of its kind in the U.S.—picked up six additional regional placements in Buffalo, Rochester, Philadelphia, Chicago, Greensboro, and Miami. These prominent rankings come shortly after the firm’s insurance practice caught national attention with a feature in The American Lawyer calling out high-profile hires of leading insurance coverage litigators in New York City, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles.

Rankings Showcase Commercial Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employment Practices

The breadth, prominence, and diversity of the firm’s Corporate Services and Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Construction Practice Group, and Employment and Labor Practice Group were showcased in the 2019 survey. Goldberg Segalla earned seven metropolitan rankings in this area nationwide, spotlighting capabilities in sophisticated commercial litigation, labor law and negotiations, employment counseling and high-stakes employment-related litigation, construction litigation, and bankruptcy.

Spotlight on Firmwide Litigation Capabilities

Goldberg Segalla is well known for its deep bench of elite litigators and leaders of the defense bar. Besides employment, construction, and commercial litigation, the firm also earned recognition this year for its prominence in personal injury litigation and product liability litigation, including seven metropolitan rankings in Buffalo, Rochester, Princeton, Hartford, and Baltimore.

2019 U.S. News–Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings

The 2019 survey included recognition for Goldberg Segalla in the following categories:

  • Insurance Law—National (Tier 3); Buffalo, Rochester, Philadelphia (Tier 1); Chicago, Greensboro, Miami (Tier 2)
  • Employment Law: Management—Buffalo (Tier 1)
  • Labor Law: Management—Buffalo (Tier 1)
  • Litigation: Commercial—White Plains (Tier 1); Syracuse (Tier 2)
  • Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants—Buffalo (Tier 1); Rochester (Tier 2); Hartford, Princeton (Tier 3)
  • Product Liability Litigation: Defendants—Buffalo, Princeton (Tier 1); Baltimore (Tier 3)
  • Legal Malpractice Law: Defendants—Buffalo (Tier 2)
  • Litigation: Construction—Buffalo (Tier 2)
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights; Insolvency and Reorganization Law—Miami (Tier 2)
  • Litigation: Labor and Employment—Albany (Tier 3)

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 more. Clients provide feedback on firm practice groups and address responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm.