Goldberg Segalla Earns 28 National and Regional Rankings in 2021 "Best Law Firms" Survey
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Goldberg Segalla Earns 28 National and Regional Rankings in 2021 "Best Law Firms" Survey

November 5, 2020

Goldberg Segalla has earned 28 national and regional rankings in the annual U.S. News—Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey for 2021. These include placement in National Tier 1 for Insurance Law as well as 13 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings spanning New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida, in practices including employment law, traditional labor law, construction litigation, insurance coverage, personal injury, product liability, and more.

NATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN INSURANCE LAW

The firm’s Global Insurance Services practice—noted by Law360 as one of the largest of its kind in the United States—earned a National Tier 1 placement for 2021, for the second consecutive year. Beyond its national recognition, the practice picked up 10 regional placements, recognized for Insurance Law and Litigation in Buffalo, Rochester, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago, Raleigh, Greensboro/Triad, and Miami. The firm earned regional Tier 1 rankings in Buffalo, Rochester, and Philadelphia—and, for the first time, in Miami.

RANKINGS SHOWCASE EMPLOYMENT, COMMERCIAL LITIGATION, AND CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES

The breadth, prominence, and diversity of the firm’s Construction, Commercial Litigation, and Employment and Labor practices were on display in the 2021 survey. Goldberg Segalla earned eight metropolitan rankings in these area nationwide, spotlighting capabilities in sophisticated commercial litigation, labor law and negotiations, high-stakes employment-related litigation and employment counseling, and construction litigation.

SPOTLIGHT ON LITIGATION CAPABILITIES ACROSS FIRM FOOTPRINT

Goldberg Segalla is well known for its deep bench of elite litigators and leaders of the defense bar. Among the categories recognizing preeminence in litigation, the firm earned 15 rankings. These spanned product liability, personal injury, commercial, construction, and insurance litigation in jurisdictions across the firm’s footprint, including Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina.

MOVING UP: GAINS ACROSS FIRM FOOTPRINT

Also notable in the 2021 rankings was the firm’s movement up in several categories in multiple states across its footprint. Goldberg Segalla moved into Tier 1 for Insurance law in Miami and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants in New Jersey and earned its first-ever rankings for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants in Hartford and Rochester.

2021 U.S. NEWS–BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” RANKINGS

The 2021 survey included recognition for Goldberg Segalla in the following categories:

  • Insurance Law—National (Tier 1); Buffalo, Rochester, Miami, Philadelphia (Tier 1); Chicago, Raleigh, Greensboro/Triad (Tier 2)
  • Litigation: Insurance—Buffalo (Tier 1); Baltimore (Tier 2)
  • Employment Law: Management—Buffalo (Tier 1)
  • Labor Law: Management—Buffalo (Tier 1)
  • Litigation: Labor and Employment—Buffalo (Tier 2); Albany (Tier 3)
  • Litigation: Commercial—White Plains (Tier 2); Syracuse (Tier 3); Raleigh (Tier 3)
  • Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants—Buffalo, Rochester, New Jersey (Tier 1); Hartford (Tier 3)
  • Product Liability Litigation: Defendants—Buffalo, New Jersey (Tier 1); Baltimore (Tier 2); Hartford, Rochester (Tier 3)
  • Legal Malpractice Law: Defendants—Buffalo (Tier 2)
  • Litigation: Construction—Buffalo (Tier 1)

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.