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Lightfoot Ranks Prominently in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ‘Best Law Firms’ 2021

November 5, 2020

Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC once again received prominent rankings in several practice areas from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2021. The firm, which opened its Houston office in 2017, also ranked in Texas for the second time.

“Receiving this recognition, based on the feedback of our clients and colleagues in the law, is a true honor” said Melody Eagan, Lightfoot’s managing partner. “We are grateful to receive this prominent ranking.” 

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
  • Medical Malpractice Law - 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 U.S. News – 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 and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

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