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Lightfoot Ranks Prominently in Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ 2020

November 3, 2019

Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC once again received prominent rankings in several practice areas from Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2020. The firm, which opened an office in Houston, Texas in 2017, was also ranked in Houston for the first time.

“We are grateful for this recognition that is based entirely on the feedback of our clients and colleagues in the law,” said Melody Eagan, Lightfoot’s managing partner. "It is an honor to be acknowledged by our clients and peers.” 

Lightfoot received Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in Birmingham for the following practice areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

The firm also received a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking in Houston for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants. 

The Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

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