Gentry Locke Earns U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ‘Best Law Firms’ Honors in 27 Practice Areas


ROANOKE, Va. (November 1, 2019) – The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm secured rankings in 27 practice areas, including 18 rankings as Metropolitan Tier 1, which is the highest tier for regional recognition. The firm’s list of rankings can be found below and also here.

Metropolitan Tier 1 – Roanoke
Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
• Employment Law — Individuals
Employment Law — Management
Financial Services Regulation Law
Labor Law — Management
Litigation — Construction
Litigation — Labor & Employment
Medical Malpractice Law — Plaintiffs
Personal Injury Litigation — Plaintiffs
Product Liability Litigation — Plaintiffs
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 – Roanoke
• Bet-the-Company Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Litigation — Intellectual Property
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Metropolitan Tier 3 – Roanoke
Insurance Law
• Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants
• Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on results of an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. All of the quantitative and qualitative data is combined into an overall “Best Law Firms” score for each firm. This data is then compared to other firms within the same metropolitan area and at the national level.

About Gentry Locke
With more than 55 lawyers practicing across a range of disciplines, Gentry Locke brings uncommon thinking and deep experience to the legal and business challenges of companies, institutions, organizations and individuals—a commitment the firm has met since 1923. Operating from offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Virginia, Gentry Locke serves clients in Virginia and across the United States. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring

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