JMD Awarded Metropolitan First-Tier Ranking by US News–Best Lawyers

James McElroy & Diehl, P.A., has been awarded a “Best Law Firms” Metropolitan First-Tier ranking by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. For 2013, the two publications joined to rank more than 10,000 firms in 118 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and 8 states.

For the “Best Law Firms” list, released on November 1, 2012, JMD received First-Tier rankings in the following practice areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Governmental Investigations
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Litigation
  • DUI/DWI Defense
  • Family Law
  • Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

In addition, six of its attorneys have been named as “Best Lawyers” as follows:

  • Mickey Aberman – Corporate Law
  • Bill Diehl – Commercial Litigation and Family Law
  • Rich Fennell – Commercial Litigation
  • Katie Holliday – Family Law
  • Russ Kornegay – Family Law
  • Casey Viser – DUI/DWI Defense

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 who is included in Best Lawyers as part of the annual peer review assessment.