Cummings & Lockwood LLC Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in Trusts & Estates and Tax Law by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report
November 11, 2021
Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in Trusts and Estates Law in the Fort Myers and West Palm Beach metropolitan areas by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report. It also ranked as a Tier 2 “Best Law Firm” in Tax Law in the West Palm Beach metropolitan area.
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 trusts and estates attorneys in our Naples, Bonita Springs and Palm Beach Gardens offices have been recognized as among the top tier in these 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.