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Offit Kurman Recognized as a Top-Tier Regional and National Firm in the 2018 US News World & Report–Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” List


Offit Kurman has once again earned top-tier metropolitan and national rankings in the 2018 edition of the U.S. News and World ReportBest Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list.


Published since 1983, The Best Lawyers in America honors attorneys and law firms that demonstrate leadership and legal expertise in their region and the nation at large. To be eligible for ranking in a region and practice area, a law firm must employ at least one attorney named to the “Best Lawyers” list. The lists incorporate millions of client and peer survey responses, as well as objective data provided by each firm about its demographics, history, and accomplishments. Tiered rankings reflect high degrees of respect, effectiveness, integrity, and professionalism in specific areas of law, as identified by members of the communities each firm serves.


This year, The Best Lawyers in America named Offit Kurman a Tier 1 Firm in Baltimore in the Business Organizations category; in Philadelphia in the Insurance Law category; and in Washington, D.C., in the Family Law and Family Law Mediation categories. Additionally, the firm garnered Tier 2 and 3 rankings in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., in categories such as real estate law, labor and employment litigation, insurance law, bankruptcy litigation, and commercial litigation. Offit Kurman is also a nationally-recognized Tier 3 organization in the practice areas of Insurance Law and Real Estate Law. A complete overview of the firm’s 2018 Best Law Firms rankings can be found below.



The firm’s 2018 rankings are as follows:


National Tier 3

  • Insurance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

  • Baltimore: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Washington DC: Family Law, Family Mediation
  • Philadelphia: Insurance Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

  • Baltimore: Litigation – Real Estate
  • Philadelphia: Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Washington DC: Litigation – Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Baltimore: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Washington, D.C.: Education Law


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Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. With over 140 attorneys offering a comprehensive range of services in virtually every legal category, the firm is well positioned to meet the needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. Our eleven offices serve individual and corporate clients in the Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York City regions. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, professionals who help maximize and protect business value and personal wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ confidence by remaining focused on furthering their objectives and achieving their goals in an efficient manner. Trust, knowledge, confidence—in a partner, that’s perfect.

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