Best Law Firms 2015: U.S. News – Best Lawyers again ranks Eckert Seamans among nation’s top law firms

The national law firm of Eckert Seamans has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2015 for 76 national and metropolitan practices. Based on a combination of client surveys, peer interviews and editorial research, Eckert Seamans earned National Tier 1 honors for its Public Finance Law and Trademark Law practices.

Eckert Seamans’ Public Finance Group, led by Co-Chairs Dean F. Richardson and Marc S. Stein, is experienced in representing issuers, underwriters, lenders, trustees and investors in structuring, analyzing and evaluating the legal bases for public and private debt offerings by state and local units of government. Eckert Seamans has been listed in The Bond Buyers Municipal Marketplace® since 1985.

Eckert Seamans’ trademark law practice is part of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, which is nationally ranked by Chambers USA, a leading independent guide to legal services. Led by Co-Chairs David V. Radack and Roberta Jacobs-Meadway and Vice Chair Philip E. Levy, Eckert Seamans’ Intellectual Property Group engages in the full spectrum of practice in this specialized area of the law, including United States and foreign patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition law, and the negotiation, preparation and enforcement of a wide variety of related agreements including license, assignment, consulting, employment, nondisclosure and joint venture agreements.

In addition to its national recognition, Eckert Seamans received Tier 1 rankings in the following metropolitan markets: Delaware, Harrisburg, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Richmond. Those rankings follow below.

Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings:


Information Technology Law



Communications Law

Litigation – Labor & Employment


New Jersey

Government Relations Practice

Land Use & Zoning Law




Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Litigation

Copyright Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Litigation – Banking & Finance

Litigation – Intellectual Property

Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Public Finance Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Trademark Law



Commercial Litigation

Construction Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Land Use & Zoning Law

Litigation – Construction

Litigation – ERISA

Litigation – Intellectual Property

Litigation – Patent

Litigation – Trusts & Estates

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Tax Law

Trademark Law

Trusts & Estates Law



Administrative / Regulatory Law

Commercial Litigation

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Government Relations Practice

Earlier this year, 43 Eckert Seamans attorneys achieved placements in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 edition, with eight noted as “Lawyer of the Year for 2015,” a distinction reserved for only a single lawyer in each specialty area of the law in each community.

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