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

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - November 2016

McManis Faulkner, a leading Northern California trial firm, has been named a “Metropolitan Tier One Rankings” law firm in San Jose by the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®. The firm was selected in the categories of Commercial Litigation, Litigation – First Amendment, Litigation – Real Estate and Litigation – Intellectual Property.

“To be continually recognized as top tier in so many of our practice areas can be attributed to our excellent team of trial lawyers. We approach all matters as if they will go to trial, and represent our clients with quality service, creativity and value that works toward their best interests,” said James McManis, head of McManis Faulkner.

McManis Faulkner was also selected in the categories of Litigation – Trusts and Estates (Tier Two) and Criminal Defense – White Collar (Tier Three) in San Jose.

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a meticulous evaluation process that includes collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their fields, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.  Annually, the publication ranks more than 10,000 firms in 118 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and eight states.

About the U.S. News Media Group

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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 more than 30 years, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers receiving inclusion. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

About McManis Faulkner

McManis Faulkner, a San Jose, California based trial firm, provides a full range of litigation services, representing both corporations and individuals through trial and appeal. The firm handles a wide range of litigation, including business, civil rights, class actions, criminal, employment, family, general civil, intellectual property, personal injury, probate, and professional negligence. With experienced, well-trained trial lawyers and staff, McManis Faulkner prides itself on its diversity – beyond ethnic, cultural and religious diversity, women comprise a majority of the firm’s management and staff.