[COLUMBIA, S.C., September 15, 2010] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. has received a first-tier ranking in the inaugural Best Law Firms 2010 list, released by the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. The firm received a first-tier ranking in numerous practice areas for both the Columbia and Greenville metropolitan areas:
- Banking and Finance Law
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- General Commercial Litigation
- Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
- Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Workers Compensation Law – Employers
The 2010 Best Law Firms rankings mark the inaugural publication of this highly-anticipated annual analysis.
“It is an honor for Collins & Lacy to be selected in the first-ever publication of this prestigious list,” said founding shareholder Stan Lacy. “Our firm is proud to be recognized for doing what we enjoy doing, which is helping South Carolina businesses stay in business.” Collins & Lacy’s first-tier ranking will be featured in the October issue of the U.S. News & World Report.
The mission of Best Law Firms is to help guide referring lawyers and clients form the country’s largest companies. The rankings include 30,322 rankings of 8,782 law firms in 81 major practice areas. Major clients and leading lawyers were asked to rate the law firms they consider best in their practice area. Evaluations were received from 9,514 clients including every Fortune 100 company, and 587 of the Fortune 1000 companies, along with 6,190 clients, and 8,842 lawyers. These reputational survey responses were combined with more than 3.1 million evaluations of individual lawyers in these firms in the most recent Best Lawyers survey of leading lawyers.