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ATLANTA – National labor and employment law firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP has been awarded three national Tier 1 rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Law Firms, in the categories of employment law (management), labor law (management) and labor/employment litigation.

Constangy also received 44 metropolitan Best Law Firms rankings (including 27 Tier 1 rankings) across its offices nationwide, recognized in areas such as employment & labor law, litigation, employee benefits/ERISA, immigration, and workers’ compensation law. Constangy offices in Asheville, Atlanta, Birmingham, Boston, Columbia, Dallas, Denver, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Nashville, Tampa, Washington, DC and Winston-Salem received one or more metropolitan rankings.

The firm received top honors with Tier 1 rankings in the following cities/categories:

  • Asheville
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Atlanta
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Birmingham
    • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Boston
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Labor Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Columbia
    • Employment Law – Management
  • Dallas
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Greensboro (Winston-Salem)
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Labor Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Jacksonville
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Labor Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Kansas City
    • Employment Law – Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Los Angeles
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Nashville
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Tampa
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Labor Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Washington DC
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment

The firm received Tier 2 rankings in the following cities/categories:

  • Atlanta
    • Labor Law - Management
  • Birmingham
    • Labor Law - Management
    • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Columbia-SC
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Denver
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Greensboro (Winston-Salem)
    • Arbitration
    • Immigration Law
    • Mediation
  • Los Angeles
    • Employment Law - Management
  • Nashville
    • Labor Law - Management
    • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Washington DC
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Labor Law - Management

The firm received Tier 3 rankings in the following cities/categories:

  • Columbia – Labor Law Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Nashville
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Tampa
    • Employment Law - Individuals

To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Eligible firms are then rated by clients and peers for ability, professionalism and integrity. The 2022 rankings incorporate more than 8.2 million evaluations of more than 115,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms.

Achieving a tiered ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas.

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About Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 17 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S. Constangy has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including Working Mother Magazine, Law360, the National Law Journal and Vault.com. Many of our more than 170 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers USA®, Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale Hubbell. Find out more about us online at www.constangy.com or follow us on Twitter @ConstangyLaw.

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