Bass, Berry & Sims Ranked in 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” List

November 4, 2021
Firm News

Bass, Berry & Sims has received 63 first-tier metropolitan rankings in the 2022 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms.” The firm received an additional 14 second-tier metropolitan rankings and two third-tier metropolitan rankings. The firm was ranked in the second-tier and third-tier on the national level in a total of five different categories.

Firms included in the 2022 “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 expertise2

2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms Rankings” for Bass, Berry & Sims:

National Tiers

National Tier 2
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
National Tier 3
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Project Finance Law
  • Technology Law

Metropolitan Rankings – Tier 1

Knoxville
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
Memphis
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
Nashville
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Advertising Law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Finance 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
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Health Care
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Mediation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Metropolitan Rankings – Tier 2

Knoxville
  • Employment Law – Management
Memphis
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Securities Regulation
Nashville
  • Appellate Practice
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Utilities Law
  • Water Law
Washington, D.C.
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property

Metropolitan Rankings – Tier 3

Nashville
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Entertainment Law – Music
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