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Gawthrop Greenwood Ranked Nationally in “Best Law Firms” 2023

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.

“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

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process
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.

U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower people to make better,
more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. A digital news and information
company focused on Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars and News, provides
consumer advice, rankings and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all
stages of life. More than 40 million people visit each month for research and guidance.
Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

For more than four decades, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the
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.

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Gawthrop Greenwood, PC has offices in West Chester, PA and Wilmington, DE serving clients throughout the greater mid-Atlantic region and nation. For more than a century, the firm has stood behind its core principle of providing high-quality legal services with personal attention. Gawthrop Greenwood’s diverse portfolio of clients comprises entrepreneurs, businesses, and governmental entities that entrust the firm with their representation in a wide range of matters including mergers and acquisitions, commercial litigation, estate and tax planning, land use and development, and domestic relations. A complete listing of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys, as well as a variety of legal resources, can be found at

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