Miller & Chevalier Receives Numerous National and Washington, DC Metropolitan Rankings in the 2011-2012 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Rankings

11.01.11

Washington D.C., November 1, 2011 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered today announced that the firm has received numerous national and metropolitan rankings, across all of its core practices, in the 2011-2012 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings.

Miller & Chevalier's practice rankings are as follows:

National

Litigation – Tax (Tier 1)
International Trade and Finance Law (Tier 2)
Tax Law (Tier 2)

Metropolitan – Washington, D.C.

Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Litigation (Tier 1)
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Tier 1)
Litigation – Tax (Tier 1)
Tax Law (Tier 1)
Criminal Defense: White Collar – Governmental Investigations (Tier 2)
International Trade and Finance Law (Tier 2)
Litigation – ERISA (Tier 2)
Commercial Litigation (Tier 3)

Methodology

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading lawyers in their relevant practice area(s), and a review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. An unprecedented amount of data was collected in the project’s second year and this combined data resulted in the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers® as part of the annual peer review assessment.

About U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®

The U.S. News Media Group's signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its "America's Best" series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans, and more. At www.BestLawyers.com, Best Lawyers® publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in most of the world's major legal markets. The 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® includes 41,149 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

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; white collar and internal investigations; complex litigation; and government affairs. For more information on the firm, visit www.millerchevalier.com.

Contact:

Laura Miller, Media Relations, Greentarget, 312-252-4104

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