PERSONNEL FILE: Robinson & McElwee recognized by U.S. News

By Staff reports | Nov 12, 2014

CHARLESTON – Robinson & McElwee has been recognized as a Tier 1 law firm in Charleston in four practice areas, and a Tier 2 law firm in Charleston in 10 practice areas, by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2015.


CHARLESTON – Robinson & McElwee has been recognized as a Tier 1 law firm in Charleston in four practice areas, and a Tier 2 law firm in Charleston in 10 practice areas, by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2015.


Firms included in this list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers, according to the Best Lawyers press release.


Listed below are the firm’s four practice areas that were awarded a 2015 Tier 1 ranking for Charleston:





  • Commercial Finance Law




  • Employment Law - Management




  • Litigation - Labor & Employment




  • Oil & Gas Law




Listed below are the firm’s 10 practice areas that were awarded a 2015 Tier 2 ranking for Charleston:





  • Corporate Law




  • Energy Law




  • Environmental Law




  • Labor Law - Management




  • Litigation - Environmental




  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants




  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law




  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants




  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants




  • Tax Law




For a firm to receive a tier designation there must be present a high level of respect for that firm among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their capabilities, their professionalism and their integrity.


The Tier 1 ranking was determined through the firm’s overall evaluation derived from a combination of clients’ impressive feedback, the high regard attorneys from different firms in the same practice area hold for Robinson & McElwee, and information provided by the firm.


Robinson & McElwee’s practice is multifaceted and includes litigation, natural resources law, corporate law, labor and employment law, utility law, bankruptcy, commercial real estate development, environmental law, state and local taxation, estate planning and administration, commercial transactions and government relations.

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