Jackson Walker Receives National "Best Law Firms" Ranking in 27 Practice Areas


Jackson Walker has been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm ranked nationally in 27 different practice areas and regionally in 96 practice areas.

“Best Law Firms” rankings are based on client feedback which grades firms on several criteria, including its practice groups, responsiveness, understanding of each client’s business, cost-efficiency, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm. The selection process also includes the collection of peer evaluations and a final review by leading attorneys in each field.

Jackson Walker saw notable improvements in the national rankings with the healthcare law, land use law, and sports law practices advancing to Tier 2, and the addition of the venture capital law practice to the national rankings roster. The firm’s Dallas rankings also saw a rise with a higher number of Tier 1 ranked practice areas over 2018.

The full list of Jackson Walker’s 2019 rankings are as follows:

National

Tier 1
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Railroad Law

Tier 2
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Real Estate Law
Sports Law

Tier 3
Derivatives and Futures Law
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Securities
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Tax Law
Transportation Law
Venture Capital Law

Metropolitan

Austin

Tier 1
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Patent Law
Real Estate Law

Tier 2
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Energy Law
Energy Regulatory Law
Litigation – First Amendment
Trusts & Estates Law
Water Law

Tier 3
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy

Dallas/Fort Worth

Tier 1
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
First Amendment Law
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Leisure and Hospitality Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Railroad Law
Real Estate Law
Sports Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2
Antitrust Law
Arbitration
Construction Law
Corporate Governance Law
Derivatives and Futures Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Media Law
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Transportation Law

Tier 3
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Health Care Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Tax
Litigation – Trusts & Estates

Houston

Tier 1
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance Law
Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Real Estate Law

Tier 2
Arbitration
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Venture Capital Law

Tier 3
Litigation – Banking & Finance

Lubbock

Tier 1
Commercial Litigation
Mediation

Tier 2
Arbitration

San Antonio

Tier 1
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Tier 2
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Health Care Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy


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