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Bernstein Shur Named to U.S. News Best Law Firms Directory

Law Firm Earns 43 Tier-One Distinctions in Maine and New Hampshire

Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, has been recognized in the 2014 Best Law Firms directory by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The firm was ranked in 120 metropolitan-area practice categories and received 43 tier-one distinctions. Tier one is the top designation and is based on client and peer review.

Best Law Firms started in 2010 to help connect attorneys and clients to the most impressive law firms in the country. To be eligible for ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Rankings are based on extensive client and peer reviews, depth of experience and firm achievements. Best Law Firms conducted more than 350,000 surveys with 12,000 attorneys and 7,000 clients, along with 4.3 million evaluations of nearly 70,000 attorneys.

Bernstein Shur has been featured in Best Law Firms since the rankings began in 2010. The 2014 edition honors practices in the firm’s Portland and Augusta, Maine and Manchester, New Hampshire offices.

Bernstein Shur received tier-one rankings in the following locations and practice areas:

Augusta, Maine
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Corporate Law
Government Relations Practice
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Municipal
Municipal Law
Real Estate Law

Manchester, New Hampshire
Employment Law – Individuals
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law

Portland, Maine
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
Franchise Law
Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Municipal
Mediation
Municipal Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Project Finance Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law