Nomination Process

To be considered for the Best Lawyers peer review process, a lawyer must first be nominated.
Nominate a lawyer by filling out a Nomination Form or submitting a nomination .

Choose up to three
practice areas of specialization for a nominee

Submit Nomination

Nominations will be reviewed for the next editorial cycle.

Purely Peer Review Methodology

Best Lawyers believes that the best lawyers know who the best lawyers are. Thus, our recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from lawyers already highlighted in our publication. Learn more about our transparent methodology.

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Who Can Nominate a Lawyer?

  • Clients
  • Lawyers
  • Marketing Teams
  • Other References

We only ask that lawyers not nominate themselves.

Nomination Deadlines

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United States

December 1, 2018

Deadline to submit nominations for the 26th Edition

The Best Lawyers in America

is December 1, 2018

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February 5, 2019

Deadline to submit nominations for the 14th Edition

The Best Lawyers in Canada

is February 5, 2019

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1Tell us about yourself

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2Where does your nominee practice?

3Whom do you wish to nominate?

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4What areas of law do they practice?

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