The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced its inclusion in the national and metropolitan Phoenix and Santa Fe law firm rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2016 list of “Best Law Firms.” In total, the Arizona-based law firm was awarded five national rankings and 33 metropolitan rankings.

Gallagher & Kennedy earned national rankings in the following practice areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Sports Law

The firm earned 31 metropolitan Phoenix rankings in the following practice areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Environmental Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Municipal
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law

Gallagher & Kennedy’s Santa Fe office earned two metropolitan rankings in the following practice areas:

  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Environmental

Law firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence as well as high ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, which is widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Thirty-five Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. This year, more than 55 percent of the law firm’s shareholders are recognized as 2016 Best Lawyers in America, 14 of whom have been included for 10 or more years.