McManis Faulkner Earns First Tier Ranking

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - November 2011

McManis Faulkner Earns First-Tier Ranking in San Jose from U.S. News – Best Lawyers

McManis Faulkner, a leading Northern California trial firm, has been named a “Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings” law firm in San Jose by the U.S. News Media Group andBest Lawyers®.   The firm was selected in the categories of Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar–Governmental Investigations, Criminal Defense: While Collar–Litigation, Litigation–Eminent Domain & Condemnation, Litigation–First Amendment, Litigation–Intellectual Property, Litigation–Municipal and Litigation–Real Estate.

“For our firm to be recognized as top tier in so many of our practice areas is a testament to our team of attorneys.  As a trial firm, we approach each matter as if it may head to court, and we represent our clients with quality service, creativity and value that work toward their best interests,” said James McManis, head of the firm. 

Featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue, 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.

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About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.  For a quarter century, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties.  The 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,284 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.  Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in most of the world’s major legal markets.  Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.