November 1, 2016 | Houston Harbaugh, P.C. has been named to the 2017 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers’® “Best Law Firms.” Since the inception of the rankings in 2010, the firm’s Health Care Law practice has consistently been named in the top tier (Metropolitan Tier 1) for the Health Care Law category. In addition, the firm is recognized as a Metropolitan Tier 2 firm in Elder Law, and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.
Firms included in the 2017 “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.
The 2016 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 attorneys in the US. Over 10,000 attorneys provided more than 800,000 law firm assessments, and over 10,000 clients provided more than 90,000 evaluations.
About “Best Law Firms”
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 from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.