2014 Rankings Published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 

The 2014 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has ranked Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH) as a Metropolitan Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 law firm in multiple practice areas.

“We are proud that all three Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP offices received a Tier 1 ranking from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ‘Best Law Firms,’ and that the rankings recognized more of our firm’s practice areas across the state than in previous years,” said Dan Hartzog, managing partner of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP.   “We believe that our attorneys and staff are among the best in the country, and it is their hard work and dedication that helped us receive this prestigious designation.”

“Best Law Firms” rankings are determined through client and peer feedback and results of a Law Firm Leaders Survey. U.S. News and Best Lawyers partner to rank 10,000 firms in 118 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and 8 states. The 2014 rankings were based on responses of more than 12,000 attorneys and nearly 7,000 clients, the largest response rate to date.

The list recognized CSH’s three offices for the following practice areas:

METROPOLITAN TIER 1

Charlotte
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Raleigh
Commercial Litigation
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Insurance Law
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Municipal
Mediation
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Wilmington-NC
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

METROPOLITAN TIER 2

Charlotte
Commercial Litigation

Raleigh
Education Law

Wilmington-NC
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

METROPOLITAN TIER 3

Raleigh
Employment Law – Management

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