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How can Best Lawyers help me find the right lawyer?

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

Our lists of outstanding lawyers are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Best Lawyers peer-reviewed listings are now published in more than 70 countries around the world, and our presence continues to grow in the international legal community.

Whether you are a lawyer looking for assistance in a complex case, a general counsel seeking assistance in an unknown region, or a client looking for the best local talent, this is the place to find it.

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Articles & Publications

Best Lawyers self-publishes a suite of more than 30 U.S.-based excerpts in some of the nation's most recognizable publications, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe. These local publications provide consumers with an up-close guide to the Best Lawyers in their region, making it even easier to find the right lawyer for you. Lawyers invest in our magazine because Best Lawyers excerpts reach more than 17 million readers each year. In-depth legal articles and regional news make Best Lawyers magazines an invaluable resource for finding the right lawyer.

Peruse your city's home page to gain insight into your area's legal community.

You can also access cutting-edge legal news from industry experts by searching our Legal Insights. Highlighted lawyers submit interesting and informative articles daily, and are available free of charge to all website visitors. Not only will this content help you find the best lawyer for your case, it will increase your knowledge in a particular practice area.

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Specialized Research

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If you are looking for more in-depth analysis to find the right lawyer for your situation, Best Lawyers provides Specialized Research to assist in finding lawyers for unique situations.

Drawing upon nearly a decade of historical client survey data, our custom reports provide insights into a firm's performance and reputation as viewed by fellow inside counsel and non-lawyers engaged in selecting outside counsel.

Unfamiliar with a particular practice area or region? Our research team can prepare concise reports to help you make expedient and informed hiring decisions when choosing outside counsel.

Best Lawyers can assist clients, lawyers, and general counsel alike in the search to find the best lawyer for a number of cases and matters. Please contact our research team at for more information.

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