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11/1/2016 Member News
Fisher Phillips Named to 2017 Best Law Firms by U.S. News - Best Lawyers

Tyler Killette
B2 Communications
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Fisher Phillips Named to 2017 Best Law Firms by U.S. News - Best Lawyers
Tampa office was one of 18 Fisher Phillips offices recognized by U.S. News - Best Lawyers

TAMPA (November 1, 2016) – Fisher Phillips has been named to the 2017 Best Law Firms by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®. The law firm received “Tier 1 Rankings” for its Employment and Labor Law Practices as well as its Labor and Employment Litigation Practice.

In addition, the Tampa office of Fisher Phillips received “Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings” for Employment Law, Labor Law, and Labor and Employment Litigation. The Tampa office was among 18 Fisher Phillips offices nationally to receive “Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings” in labor and employment law categories.

“It’s gratifying to see our attorneys recognized for the client service and council they provide on the ever-changing landscape of labor and employment law,” said Steve Bernstein, managing partner in the Tampa office of Fisher Phillips.

Bernstein was named Best Lawyers’ 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Labor Law-Management in the Tampa region earlier this year.

Fisher Phillips has been included in every edition of the prestigious rankings since its inception in 2010. The firm was the 2016 “Law Firm of the Year” for Labor Law - Management.

Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a “First-Tier” ranking signifies a quality law practice and breadth of legal experience and knowledge.

The 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© was based on 7.3 million evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers, which resulted in about 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice." Fisher Phillips has 86 attorneys included in Best Lawyers.

About Fisher Phillips (
Fisher Phillips attorneys are ready to help you take a stand: in court, with employees and unions, or with competitors. Fisher Phillips has the experience and resolve to back you up. That’s why some of the savviest employers come to the firm to handle their toughest labor and employment cases.

The firm has more than 350 attorneys in 33 offices. In addition to Tampa, the offices are in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Gulfport, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.

About “Best Law Firms”
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.

About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is a multimedia publisher of news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars, Law and News and Opinion, has earned a reputation as the leading provider of consumer advice and analysis that helps its readers make informed life decisions.

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers
is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as a reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.