Offit Kurman Recognized as a Top-Tier Firm in the 2016 US News World & Report–Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” List

  For Immediate Release best-law-firms-home-pageBaltimore, MD | November 2, 2015 Offit Kurman has earned top-tier metropolitan and national rankings in the 2016 edition of the U.S. News and World ReportBest Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. The firm was named a Tier 1 Firm in Baltimore in the Business Organizations category, and in Washington, D.C., in the Family Law category. Additionally, the firm garnered Tier 2 and 3 rankings in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., in categories such as real estate, employment law, insurance law, 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 2016 Best Law Firms rankings can be found below. OK1Published 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. “We are delighted that Best Lawyers has ranked us Tier 1 in Business Organizations and Family Law for several years running,” said Offit Kurman Managing Principal, Theodore (Ted) Offit. “These distinctions don’t just look good on a plaque—they signify our unparalleled commitment to the needs of organizations and individuals throughout the regions in which we operate. They are a reminder of our success and an incentive to continually move forward and outperform ourselves.” The firm’s 2016 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

Metropolitan Tier 2

  • Baltimore: Litigation – Real Estate
  • Philadelphia: Insurance Law
  • Washington DC: Litigation – Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Baltimore: Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Real Estate Law
  • Philadelphia: Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Washington, D.C.: Education Law

Earlier this year, Offit Kurman announced that 13 of the firm’s attorneys were included on the 2016 list of the Best Lawyers in America, five of whom commemorated their fifth Best Lawyers anniversaries this year. For more from the Best Law Firms list, visit


Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. With over 100 attorneys in seven offices serving Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Northern Virginia, the firm is well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, the professionals who help them to maximize and protect their business value and individual wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ trust and confidence by remaining focused on their objectives to help them achieve their goals. You can connect with Offit Kurman via FacebookTwitterGoogle+YouTube, and LinkedIn.