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For a fifth consecutive year, Gawthrop Greenwood is ranked nationally in “Best Law Firms,” the leading survey of lawyers worldwide by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Only 2,071 firms across the country received a national ranking this year. The firm achieved Tier 1 ranking nationwide for Land Use & Zoning Law. Gawthrop Greenwood also received new recognition this year for Admiralty & Maritime Law in its West Chester/Philadelphia office. Family Law in the firm’s Delaware and West Chester/Philadelphia offices moved up a tier.
“U.S. News is committed to providing consumers with the data and information they need to make
some of life’s biggest decisions,” said Morgan Felchner, executive editor at U.S. News. “This commitment
extends to the ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings, evaluating law firms in their efforts to bring important services
to companies and individuals alike.”
According to Best Lawyers, firms that receive a tier designation reﬂect the highest level of respect a ﬁrm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas.
- National Tier 1 – Land Use & Zoning Law
- Metropolitan Tier 1 – Philadelphia – Land Use & Zoning Law
- Metropolitan Tier 1 – Philadelphia – Municipal Law
- Metropolitan Tier 1 – Delaware – Family Law
- Metropolitan Tier 2 – Delaware – Tax Law
- NEW! Metropolitan Tier 2 – Philadelphia – Admiralty & Maritime Law
- Metropolitan Tier 2 – Philadelphia – Trusts & Estates Law
- Metropolitan Tier 2 – Philadelphia – Family Law
- Metropolitan Tier 3 – Philadelphia – Family Law Mediation
“The legal community views ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings as the top marker of excellence for the reason
that our methodology is comprehensive, rigorous and historically proven,” says CEO of Best Lawyers
Phillip Greer. “Our extensive process guarantees this designation is bestowed upon only the best legal
ABOUT “BEST LAW FIRMS”
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that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the
field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission
process. To be eligible for a 2023 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the
28th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for that location and specialty.
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ABOUT BEST LAWYERS
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lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Lawyers are not
required or allowed to pay a fee to be recognized; therefore, recognition by Best Lawyers is
considered a singular honor.