KNOXVILLE — U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®have released the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecendented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings.

The third edition of these rankings features law firms given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise. The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region. Firms were ranked nationally in one or more of 80 legal practice areas and by metro or state in 118 practice areas.

Woolf McClane Knoxville Metropolitan Rankings

Woolf McClane is honored to be recognized in 15 Practice Areas as a “Best Law Firm” in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The firm has earned eight first-tier rankings and seven second-tier rankings in the third edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings.

First Tier Rankings

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Second Tier Rankings

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law