Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
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 in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.
Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings for Daniel Coker Horton & Bell are as follows:
Gulfport Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Jackson – MS Commercial Litigation Insurance Law Litigation – Construction Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Tupelo (Oxford) Commercial Litigation Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
First-tier rankings will be featured in the Money issue of U.S. News and World Report and will also be featured in the “Best Law Firms” stand-alone publication. The rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.