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Hill Ward Henderson Receives National and Regional Rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021

Nov 05, 2020

The oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, has named Hill Ward Henderson to its 2021 “Best Law Firms” designation with national and metropolitan rankings in 34 of the firm’s practice areas.

Hill Ward Henderson practice areas ranked include:   

National Tier 3:

  • Land Use & Zoning Law

Metropolitan Tier 1:


  • Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bet-the-Company-Litigation
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts and Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Metropolitan Tier 2:

St. Petersburg

  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Real Estate Law


  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law

Metropolitan Tier 3:


  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Health Care

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.