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Cummings & Lockwood LLC Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report

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November 10, 2021

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in several legal practice areas in Connecticut by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report.

Cummings & Lockwood earned a Tier 1 rating in the Hartford metropolitan area in Trusts & Estates Litigation and Trusts & Estates Law.  It also received a Tier 1 ranking in the Stamford metropolitan area in several practice areas, including Commercial Litigation, Trusts & Estates Litigation, Nonprofit/Charities Law, Real Estate Law and Trusts & Estates Law.  In addition, the firm ranked in Tier 2 in the Stamford metro area in Bankruptcy Litigation and Tax Law, as well as a Tier 3 ranking in the Stamford metro area in Labor & Employment Litigation.

Achieving a tiered ranking in the 2022 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.  Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and regional-based scale.  Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas.

“We are very pleased that our firm’s Greenwich, Stamford and West Hartford offices have been recognized as among the top tier in various practice areas,” noted Jonathan B. Mills, Chairman and Managing Director of Cummings & Lockwood.

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 the field and a review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.  To be eligible for a 2022 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 28th edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.