Dinsmore & Shohl Earns Top Honors in U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Rankings

September 15, 2010News Releases

Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that the firm received top honors in the inaugural U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2010 "Best Law Firms" Rankings. Dinsmore & Shohl ranked fourth out of more than 8,700 law firms surveyed for the most metropolitan first-tier rankings with 84. The firm was listed as a first-tier firm for more than 35 practice areas, including: banking and finance, employment, health care, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, mining, and trusts and estates, among others. In addition, Dinsmore & Shohl had the most first-tier rankings in the U.S. for Mining Law and had the most first-tier rankings among any other firm in Ohio, including Cincinnati and Dayton.

In total, 9,514 clients, including every Fortune 100 company and 587 of the Fortune 1000 companies, provided 194,370 firm practice-area evaluations. The rankings for all 8,782 law firms surveyed across more than 80 practice areas are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

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