United States: Best Lawyers Recognizes SGR Among 2017 “Best Law Firms” For Intellectual Property And Other Practices
Last Updated: November 16 2016

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) has been named among the "Best Law Firms" for 2017 by U.S. News - Best Lawyers, for various legal practice areas, including within several intellectual property (IP) categories. 

The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and attorney evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firm submissions. Clients were asked to provide feedback on firm practice groups, addressing expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm.  Attorneys voted on similar criteria and whether they consider a firm a worthy competitor.  Additionally, attorneys were asked to vote on law firms that have a preeminent national presence within specified legal practice areas they know well. 

The rankings highlight law firms both nationally and within eligible metropolitan areas across the United States. The 2017 national rankings cover 74 practice areas, while as many as 122 practice areas are covered on the metropolitan lists. 

In addition to a variety of other practice areas, the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 "Best Law Firms" rankings recognize SGR in the following IP practice areas: 

National Rankings for IP


Trademark Law (Tier 2)

Patent Law (Tier 3)

Metropolitan Rankings for IP


Patent Law (Tier 1)

Litigation – Intellectual Property (Tier 2)

Trademark Law (Tier 2)

For a complete list of all of the SGR practice areas that were ranked as the best by U.S. News – Best Lawyers, please visit http://www.sgrlaw.com/news/pr/u.s-news-best-lawyers-recognizes-sgr-among-2017-best-law-firms/.

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