U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the ninth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Vandeventer Black LLP has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and regionally in 26 practice areas.

The 2019 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas. A “Law Firm of the Year” is named in 74 of the 75 nationally ranked practice areas.

Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

Vandeventer Black LLP received the following rankings in the 2019 U.S. News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”:


  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law — Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation — Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Project Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Transportation Law


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation — Securities
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.