U.S. News & World Report Lists Caplin & Drysdale in "Best Law Firms" for 2016

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U.S. News & World Report Lists Caplin & Drysdale

in "Best Law Firms" for 2016

Tier 1 Rankings Achieved in Primary Practice Areas

Washington, D.C.—November 2, 2015: Caplin & Drysdale is pleased to announce that the Firm has once again earned top rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms."  The 2016 publication bestows national Tier 1 rankings to the Firm for Bankruptcy Litigation, and Tax Litigation. Regional D.C. Tier 1 rankings were received for Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, Political Law, Tax Controversies, Private Client, White Collar Defense, Bankruptcy Litigation, and Tax Litigation.  Firm President Beth Shapiro Kaufman said, "Caplin & Drysdale's continued presence in top legal rankings, such as U.S. News - Best Lawyers  ‘Best Law Firms,' is certainly gratifying as it reflects our lawyers' ongoing commitment to serving clients across a broad range of practice areas with the highest standard of care." 

Eligible firms must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4% of practicing lawyers in the United States.  The 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America lists 18 Caplin & Drysdale lawyers in the Firm's primary practice areas.  Listed firms 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.

 Below is the full listing relating to "Best Law Firms." 

National Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Tax

National Tier 2

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 1 - Washington, D.C.

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Government Relations Practice

Metropolitan Tier 1 - Washington, D.C.

  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Nonprofit/Charities Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 - Washington, D.C.

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law

Metropolitan Tier 3 - New York City

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

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About Caplin & Drysdale

Having celebrated our 50th Anniversary in 2014, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of tax, tax controversy, and litigation legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. We are also privileged to serve as legal advisors to accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, and other professional services organizations.

The firm's reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies. Moreover, clients rely on our broad knowledge of the law and our keen insights into their business concerns and personal interests. Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills—combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment—make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms.

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