Best Law Firms | Bass Berry SimsNashville, Tenn., (November 1, 2017) – Bass, Berry & Sims PLC has received 62 first-tier metropolitan rankings in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. The firm received an additional 15 second-tier rankings and three third-tier rankings. The firm was also ranked in the third-tier on the national level in six different categories.

Firms included in the 2018 “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.

2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms Rankings” for Bass, Berry & Sims PLC:

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

Metropolitan Rankings – Tier 1

Knoxville
Project Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Memphis
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Commercial Litigation
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Securities
Project Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Nashville
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Advertising Law
Appellate Practice
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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
Franchise 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 – ERISA
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Tax
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Mediation
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
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

Memphis
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Financial Services Regulation Law
Health Care Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Securities Regulation

Nashville
Antitrust Law
Education Law
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
Non-Profit / Charities Law

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About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
With more than 270 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, investigations and business transactions in the country. For more information, visit bassberry2022.wpengine.com.