Roanoke, Va.—The Virginia law firm of Woods Rogers ranks as a U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2015 Best Law Firm in national and metropolitan tiers for Roanoke and Richmond. In a press release issued today, U.S. News noted, “Firms included in the 2015 ‘Best Law Firms’ list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.” The firm’s Roanoke and Richmond offices rank as follows:

Roanoke Tier 2:
Antitrust Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Employment Law – Individuals
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Railroad Law

Roanoke Tier 3:
Litigation – Bankruptcy Law

Richmond Tier 1:
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates

Richmond – Tier 2:
Administrative/Regulatory Law

Richmond – Tier 3:
Energy Law

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 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.