Van Ness Feldman Named a "Best Law Firm in the US" for 2017

November 1, 2016

Van Ness Feldman is pleased to announce the firm’s Energy, Environmental, Litigation – Environmental, and Natural Resources practices have been ranked as National Tier 1 practices by US News & World Report in its just released 2017 rankings. The firm also received a National Tier 1 ranking for Native American Law for the first time. 

In addition, the firm received nationwide recognition in the areas of Land-Use & Zoning Law, and Oil & Gas Law and an inaugural Tier 1 ranking for its Native American Law practice in the Washington, DC market. Other inaugural rankings include a Tier 2 ranking for the firm’s Water Law practice in the Seattle market, and a Tier 3 ranking for the firm’s Transportation Law practice in the DC market. 


Firm Chairman Richard Agnew commenting on the rankings said, “It is an honor to have the collective work of our professionals in the firm’s core practice areas recognized among the best in the country by the clients we serve and by our peers in the legal industry.”


Van Ness Feldman 2016-2017 Best Law Firm Rankings

National

Tier 1
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental
Native American Law          
Natural Resources Law

Tier 2
Land Use & Zoning Law
Oil & Gas Law

 

Metropolitan-Washington, DC

Tier 1
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice            
Litigation - Environmental
Native American Law
Natural Resources Law

Tier 2
Oil & Gas Law

Tier 3
Transportation Law

Metropolitan-Seattle, WA

Tier 1
Energy Law
Energy Regulatory Law
Environmental Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
Real Estate Law

Tier 2
Litigation - Real Estate
Native American Law
Natural Resources Law
Water Law