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November 19, 2011

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

Stites & Harbison, PLLC

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released their 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Stites & Harbison, PLLC, ranks within the top 1% of surveyed firms based upon metropolitan first-tier rankings. The firm gained an impressive 32% increase from last year’s metropolitan first-tier rankings. The firm’s overall results include 63 metropolitan first-tier rankings for Atlanta, Ga., Lexington and Louisville, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., as well as a national first-tier ranking for Litigation – Construction.

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,” said Kennedy Helm III, chairman of Stites & Harbison. “Our rankings would not have been possible without the support of our clients. We look forward to additional 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.
  • A total of 9,633 law firms were ranked in 119 major legal practice areas.
  • The rankings incorporate 3.9 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 15, 2011. The rankings are also available online at