Press Releases Nov 01, 2019

BB&K Achieves High Marks in “Best Law Firms” Rankings for 2020

U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America Annual List Recognizes Many of the Firm’s Premier Practice Areas

For Immediate Release: Nov. 1, 2019
Media Contact: Denise Nix • (213) 787-2552 •
A variety of Best Best & Krieger LLP practices were given high national rankings and “Metropolitan Tier 1” rankings in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America® “Best Law Firms” list for 2020. The firm is pleased that the number of practices receiving the premier ranking continues to increase each year — a reflection of BB&K’s growth in reputation and services in recent years. U.S. News-Best Lawyers recognizes law practices whose clients and peers consistently give high rankings for professional excellence.
Nationally, the firm received high rankings for its Land Use & Zoning Law and Litigation – Environmental practices.
BB&K’s Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings for 2020 are:

Los Angeles

  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Water Law


  • Litigation - Environmental

Orange County

  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Municipal Law


  • Appellate Practice
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Municipal Law

San Diego

  • Land Use & Zoning Law

BB&K also received Metropolitan rankings for additional practice areas, including Natural Resources Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, Litigation – Construction and Corporate Law.

To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 5 percent of private practicing lawyers in the United States. BB&K had 31 lawyers on the 2020 Best Lawyers list, including seven who were named “Lawyer of the Year.”
According to U.S. News-Best Lawyers, achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of “quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”
Best Lawyers CEO Phil Greer said, “For the 2020 ‘Best Law Firms’ publication, the evaluation process has remained just as rigorous and discerning as it did when we first started 10 years ago… We are proud that the ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings continue to act as an indicator of excellence throughout the legal industry.”
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Best Best & Krieger LLP is a national law firm that focuses on environmental, business, education, municipal and telecommunications law for public agency and private clients. With more than 200 attorneys, the law firm has 10 offices nationwide, including Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit or follow @BBKlaw on Twitter or @BestBestKrieger on Facebook.

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