Brooks Pierce law firm has been recognized in 39 practice areas in the Raleigh and Greensboro metropolitan markets by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® in the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings, the second edition of this annual analysis.
The firm received first-tier rankings in Raleigh in Corporate Law, Energy Law, Government Relations Practice and Media & First Amendment Law. The firm received first-tier rankings in Greensboro in Antitrust Law, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Litigation, Education Law, Environmental Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation – Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Real Estate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates Law, and Water Law.
Additionally, the firm was recognized in Raleigh for its Litigation - First Amendment, Litigation - Intellectual Property, and Mergers & Acquisitions practices and in Greensboro for its Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent. Patent Law, and Trademark Law practices. The rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.