Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that we have been named a Tier 1 Firm in both Business Organizations and Family Law (Baltimore and DC respectively) as part of the 2014 US News and World Report Best Lawyers Best Law Firms list for 2014. The Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. “We are proud to have been recognized on as one of the Best Law firms in America by US News & World Report, and ranked Tier 1 in Business Organizations and Family Law,” commented Offit Kurman Managing Principal, Theodore (Ted) Offit. “We appreciate the confidence placed in us by our peers and clients, which is what inclusion on the list signifies. We have great lawyers at Offit Kurman and this achievement is directly attributable to the hard work and dedication they provide our clients every day.” Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and /or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. “Because we combine hard data with peer reviews and client assessments more and more clients inform us ours are the most thorough, accurate, and helpful rankings of law firms ever developed,” said Steven Naifeh, President and Co-Founder of Best Lawyers. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews, and review of additional information provided by law firms. Ranked law firms are then presented in tiers and listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Awards were given in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan practice areas. In total, Offit Kurman ranked in nine metro areas: Business Organizations, Family Law, Real Estate, Litigation–Bankruptcy, Law Insurance Law, Real Estate, Insurance Law, Family and Litigation-Bankruptcy, Commercial Litigation and Construction Law. The firm was also nationally ranked in Insurance Law. The 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com. To learn more about Offit Kurman, one of the largest and fastest-growing full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region, please fill out our contact form. With over 100 attorneys in seven offices serving Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Northern Virginia, we are well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. You can also connect with Offit Kurman via Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn.