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Bass, Berry & Sims Ranked in 2013 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" List

November 1, 2012

Nashville, Tennessee – November 1, 2012 – Bass, Berry & Sims has received 62 first-tier metropolitan rankings in the 2013 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list. The firm received an additional 27 second-tier rankings.

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 for leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms Rankings" for Bass, Berry & Sims PLC:

National Rankings – Tier 3
  • Corporate Law
Metropolitan Rankings – Tier 1
Knoxville
  • Project Finance Law 
  • Real Estate Law
Memphis
  • Arbitration 
  • Banking & Finance Law 
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
  • Litigation-Eminent Domain & Condemnation 
  • Litigation-Securities 
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions-Defendants 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
  • Real Estate Law 
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
Nashville
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law 
  • Antitrust Law 
  • Appellate Practice 
  • Arbitration 
  • Banking & Finance Law 
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law 
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law 
  • Construction Law 
  • Copyright Law 
  • Corporate Governance Law 
  • Corporate Law 
  • Employment Law-Management 
  • Energy Law 
  • Environmental Law 
  • Financial Services Regulation Law 
  • Franchise Law 
  • Government Relations Practice 
  • Health Care Law 
  • Information Technology Law 
  • Insurance Law 
  • Labor Law-Management 
  • Land Use & Zoning Law 
  • Litigation-Antitrust 
  • Litigation-Banking & Finance 
  • Litigation-Bankruptcy 
  • Litigation-Construction 
  • Litigation-Eminent Domain & Condemnation 
  • Litigation-Environmental 
  • Litigation-ERISA 
  • Litigation-Intellectual Property 
  • Litigation-Labor & Employment 
  • Litigation-Land Use & Zoning 
  • Litigation-Mergers & Acquisitions 
  • Litigation-Real Estate 
  • Litigation-Securities 
  • Litigation-Tax 
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions-Defendants 
  • Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law 
  • Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants 
  • Public Finance Law 
  • Real Estate Law 
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law 
  • Securities Regulation 
  • Tax Law 
  • Technology Law 
  • Trusts & Estates Law 
  • Venture Capital Law
Metropolitan Rankings – Tier 2
Knoxville
  • Public Finance Law
Memphis
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law 
  • Corporate Governance Law 
  • Corporate Law 
  • Financial Services Regulation Law 
  • Litigation-Antitrust 
  • Litigation-Banking & Finance 
  • Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) 
  • Project Finance Law 
  • Securities Regulation
Nashville
  • Corporate Compliance Law 
  • Derivatives & Futures Law 
  • Education Law 
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law 
  • International Trade & Finance Law 
  • Litigation-Trusts & Estates 
  • Mediation 
  • Mutual Funds Law 
  • Natural Resources Law 
  • Private Equity Law 
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law 
  • Product Liability Litigation-Defendants 
  • Project Finance Law 
  • Securitization & Structured Finance Law 
  • Trademark Law 
  • Water Law
Metropolitan Rankings – Tier 3
Memphis
  • Litigation-Bankruptcy

About the U.S. News Media Group
The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com, and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Money & Business, Education, and Public Service/Opinion, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans and more.

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over thirty years, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. The 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,284 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in nearly 70 other countries, covering many of the world’s major legal markets. Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.

About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
With more than 200 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims has been involved in some of the largest and most significant litigation matters and business transactions in the country. For more information, visit www.bassberry.com.


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