BakerHostetler was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Trusts & Estates Law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2016 “Best Law Firms” list. In addition, 16 of the firm’s practice areas received national Tier 1 rankings, earning 36 national rankings (Tiers 1 through 3) and 81 Tier 1 regional rankings.

Law Firm of the Year recognitions are based on a firm’s overall performance in a particular practice area and represent a significant showing in the 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms research.

Tier rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients were asked to provide feedback on the firm practice groups’ expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm.

Overall, 176 BakerHostetler attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016.