Thompson Hine Again Secures First-Tier Rankings in “Best Law Firms"

Date: November 06, 2019

Publication: Thompson Hine LLP

Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce that it has repeated its top-tier placement in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings, earning national and regional recognition.

Firms included on the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Thompson Hine received 139 rankings, including 80 first-tier rankings, 10 of which are national first-tier rankings in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Tax, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Real Estate Law, Transportation Law, Trusts & Estates Law and Venture Capital Law.

The firm also earned high marks in the metropolitan rankings for Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, New York and Washington, D.C., receiving first-tier rankings in the following areas:

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/
    Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Closely Held Companies and
    Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Insurance
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

The regional rankings include seven of the firm’s office locations.

The report, now in its 10th year, is compiled by surveying thousands of law firm clients and lawyers. Firms are then ranked for their expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, integrity, and whether a client or lawyer would refer business to the firm. The mission of the “Best Law Firms” rankings is to help guide referring lawyers and clients who are seeking corporate legal advice.

Earlier this year, 116 Thompson Hine lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© and 13 partners were named Lawyers of the Year. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on a confidential peer-review survey of the top attorneys in the nation.

The 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety at