Press Releases
November 14, 2012

Stites & Harbison gains in U.S. News - Best Lawyers law firm survey

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released their 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Stites & Harbison, PLLC, was among the top 50 law firms surveyed in regards to the total number of metropolitan rankings. The firm’s overall results include 89 metropolitan rankings, up from 83 in the 2011-2012 results for Atlanta, Ga., Lexington and Louisville, Ky., Nashville, Tenn., and Washington, DC. The firm also gained another national first tier ranking to now include two: Litigation – Construction and Trademark Law.

Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of experience.

“We are extremely pleased about the progress Stites & Harbison has made in the ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings in the three years the survey has been in existence,” said Ken Sagan, chairman of Stites & Harbison. “Our rankings have continued to grow over that time in total and individually in each metropolitan area where we have an office. The results would not have been possible without the support of our clients. We look forward to continuing this success in future rankings.”

Best Law Firms Statistics:

  • Law firms were evaluated and ranked through a combination of hard data, peer reviews and client assessments.
  • More than 10,000 law firms were ranked in 118 major legal practice areas.
  • The rankings incorporate 4.3 million evaluations of individual leading lawyers.

The national first tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue, on newsstands November 20, 2012. The rankings are also available online at