Roanoke and Charlottesville, Va.—Woods Rogers offices in Roanoke and Charlottesville are ranked in the 2017 edition of U.S. News–Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The firm’s Roanoke office received rankings in Tier 1 and Tier 2 in more than 25 practice areas.  By office, the recognized practice areas are:

Roanoke–Tier 1
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law-Management
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Roanoke–Tier 2
Antitrust Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Employment Law-Individuals
Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants
Railroad Law

Charlottesville–Tier 2
Real Estate Law

U.S. News noted in its press release, “The 2017 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Over 21,000 attorneys provided almost 700,000 law firm assessments, and over 8,000 clients provided more than 47,000 evaluations.”

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.