Firms included in the 2019 Edition of “Best Law Firms” 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.
Nelson Hardiman was awarded a Tier 1 ranking in Healthcare Law and Administrative/Regulatory Law by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
Earlier this year, four Nelson Hardiman partners were also recognized by U.S. News & World Report for inclusion in their Best Lawyers in America© 2019: Harry Nelson, Mark Hardiman, and Hope R. Levy-Biehl were nominated for their specialty in Healthcare Law and John Mills was selected for Healthcare Law and Administrative/Regulatory Law.
About Best Lawyers® Ranking
“U.S. News has more than 30 years of experience evaluating complex institutions and their service to consumers,” said Tim Smart, executive editor at U.S. News. “Law ﬁrms perform a vital role in American life, and ranking them is a key extension of our overall mission to help individuals and companies alike make important decisions.”
The 2019 rankings are based on the highest number of participating ﬁrms and the highest number of client votes received on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a ﬁrm must have a lawyer recognized first in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top ﬁve percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Over 16,000 lawyers provided more than 1,125,000 law ﬁrm assessments, and almost 12,000 clients provided more than 107,000 evaluations.