Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR), a regional law firm with offices in Portland, Eugene, and Salem, was named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” list for 2011-2012. HLGR was ranked as a first-tier law firm in Portland in the areas of appellate practice and professional malpractice law-defendants and as a first-tier law firm in Eugene in the areas of administrative/regulatory law, appellate practice, employment law-management, and eminent domain and condemnation law.
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 who is included in Best Lawyers as part of the annual peer review assessment.
These rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase 9,633 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 119 major legal practice areas. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.
The full listing was released on November 1, 2011 and is published online at: //bestlawfirms.usnews.com with the national and metropolitan first-tier rankings also featured in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” standalone publication.