Thompson Hine Again Secures First-Tier Rankings in “Best Law Firms”

Hine LLP
is pleased to announce that it has repeated its top-tier
placement in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2017
“Best Law Firms” rankings, earning national and regional recognition.

Firms included on the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for
professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from
clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique
combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Thompson Hine received 129 rankings, including 70 first-tier rankings,
eight of which are national first-tier rankings in the areas of
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law,
Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Mass Tort
Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Real Estate Law, Transportation
Law and Venture Capital Law.

The firm also earned high marks in the metropolitan rankings for
Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, New York and
Washington, D.C., receiving first-tier rankings in the following areas:

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

The regional rankings include all seven of the firm’s office locations.

The report, in its seventh year, is compiled by surveying thousands of
law firm clients and lawyers. Firms are then ranked for their expertise,
responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs,
cost-effectiveness, civility, integrity, and whether a client or lawyer
would refer business to the firm. The mission of the “Best Law Firms”
rankings is to help guide referring lawyers and clients who are seeking
corporate legal advice.

Earlier this year, 114
Thompson Hine lawyers
were selected for inclusion in the 2017
edition of The Best Lawyers in America and 11
partners were named Lawyers of the Year
. First published in 1983, Best
is based on a confidential peer-review survey of the top
attorneys in the nation.

The 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety by

About Thompson Hine LLP. Thompson Hine LLP, a full-service
business law firm with approximately 400 lawyers in 7 offices, is ranked
number 1 in the category “Most innovative North American law firms: New
working models” by The Financial Times. For 4 straight years,
Thompson Hine has distinguished itself in all areas of Service Delivery
Innovation and is one of only 7 firms noted in the BTI Brand Elite
for “making changes to improve the client experience.” The firm’s
commitment to innovation is embodied in Thompson Hine SmartPaTH® – a
smarter way to work – predictable, efficient and aligned with client
goals. For more information, please visit


Thompson Hine LLP
Sheila Turner, 202-263-4132
Media Relations