Washington D.C., September 15, 2010 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered today announced that the firm has received a national first-tier ranking for its Tax Law practice and metropolitan first-tier rankings in Washington D.C. for its Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and Tax Law practices, in the inaugural publication of the U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings.
Clients and leading lawyers were asked to rate the law firms they consider best in various practice areas. In the end, more than 9,500 clients – including every Fortune 100 company and 587 of the Fortune 1000 companies – and more than 8,800 lawyers provided evaluations of firm practice areas. 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.
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About Miller & Chevalier
Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, D.C. law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in tax; employee benefits, including ERISA; international law and business; complex litigation; and government affairs. For more information on the firm, visit www.millerchevalier.com.
Laura Miller, Media Relations, Greentarget, 312-252-4104