Caplin & Drysdale Receives High Rankings from 2015 U.S. News-Best Law Firms

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Firm Earns National and Regional Tier 1 Rankings in Primary Practice Areas

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 4, 2014 – Caplin & Drysdale is pleased to announce that the firm received several top rankings in the 2015 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms."  The firm earns national Tier 1 rankings for Bankruptcy Litigation, and Tax Litigation, and D.C. Tier 1 rankings for Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, Political Law, Tax Controversies, Private Client, White Collar DefenseBankruptcy Litigation, and Tax Litigation. Firms included in the 2015 "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.

Scott D. Michel, the firm's President, commented "As our firm celebrates its 50th Anniversary, we are gratified to have received such an extraordinary endorsement from our clients and peers, which testify to the emphasis our lawyers place on client service and quality work product."  
The 2015 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing lawyers in the U.S. In 2014, Caplin & Drysdale had 19 lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America across all practice areas. Over 17,000 lawyers provided almost 600,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,500 clients provided more than 40,000 evaluations.   

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About Caplin & Drysdale
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014, Caplin & Drysdale has been a leading provider of tax, tax controversy, and related legal services to corporations throughout the United States and around the world. With offices in Washington, DC, and New York City, the firm also provides counseling on matters relating to bankruptcy, creditors' rights, political activity, exempt organizations, complex litigation, employee benefits, private client services, corporate law, and white collar defense. For more information, please visit us at


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