Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report


Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP is very gratified to announce the firm received exemplary ratings in the third annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of law firms. In Maryland, WTP was rated highly in 38 practice areas. For the second year in a row, WTP has been ranked in more practices than any other firm in the state.

“To be ranked in 38 different practices speaks to the broad-based strengths of the firm,” Martin Fletcher, the firm’s Managing Partner, said. “Our goal is to be our clients’ most trusted advisors, no matter what industry they are in, no matter what kind of legal issues they face.  Based on the U.S. News & World Report research, we seem to be succeeding.”

Moreover, the firm was recognized not just in Maryland, but with 22 different practices ranked at the National level and ten in Washington, D.C.

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.

Specific areas of law and the cities in which WTP received its rankings can be seen at the company’s Web site.

Client comments and testimonials can be found at the U.S. News & World Report‘s Web site. A few are listed below.

Lynne Murphy, Rentrak Corporation: “Over the past few years, we have worked with several offices of Whiteford, Taylor, and all attorneys and associates have been superb. Other than their vast depth of knowledge, their strongest asset is their responsiveness. They can be ready to go on new matters with a moment’s notice, and response time to our inquiries was immediate. They are genuinely receptive to client input.”

John Schulze, Pizza Hut of Maryland, Inc.: “Whiteford, Taylor & Preston provides honest, low-key evaluations of the problem and well though-out solutions. This is done with the client in mind and not just running a tab. I have always come out better as an individual as well as a company.”

The 160 attorneys at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston are dedicated to helping our clients grow their businesses through strategic legal counsel. We serve our clients in the region, across the nation and around the globe from our base of eight offices in Maryland, Delaware, Michigan, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

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