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Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. named one of the 2020 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

November 1, 2019

GREEN BAY, MADISON AND MILWAUKEE (Nov. 1, 2019) ─ Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is proud to announce its recognition by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2020. The firm was ranked as a Tier 1 firm in two practice areas in Green Bay, 16 practice areas in Madison and 23 practice areas in Milwaukee.

For 2020, almost 16,000 lawyers provided more than 1,229,000 law firm assessments, and more than 12,000 clients participated providing 107,000 evaluations. This is highest number of participating firms and client votes in the history of the “Best Law Firms” publication.

“For the 2020 ‘Best Law Firms’ publication, the evaluation process has remained just as rigorous and discerning as it did when we first started ten years ago.” says Phil Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers. “This year we reviewed 14,931 law firms throughout the United States – across 75 national practice areas – and a total of 2,106 firms received a national law firm ranking. We are proud that the ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings continue to act as an indicator of excellence throughout the legal industry.”

Firms that receive a designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas. Awards were given in 127 metropolitan practice areas.

For 2020, Godfrey & Kahn was ranked a Tier 1 firm in the following communities and practice areas:

Green Bay

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Madison

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • First Amendment Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Milwaukee

  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

The rankings are posted in their entirety online at www.bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

With more than 180 lawyers, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is one of Wisconsin's leading business law firms. Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit the firm's website at www.gklaw.com.

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