PERSONNEL FILE: Dinsmore recognized by U.S. News

By Staff reports | Nov 13, 2014

CINCINNATI – Dinsmore & Shohl has earned top honors in the latest edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 "Best Law Firms" Rankings.

The firm received four Tier 1 National listings for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law and Public Finance Law.  Dinsmore also received 110 first-tier metropolitan rankings across 54 practice areas.

To compile the “Best Law Firms” rankings, researchers conducted surveys and reviewed information provided by firms during the application process.  Clients evaluated their firms in listed practice areas, and lawyers were asked to provide peer reviews.  A firm also must have at least one attorney named to Best Lawyers in America to be considered in the “Best Law Firms” list, and Dinsmore has 164 attorneys in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America.  Dinsmore also has 23 attorneys named “Best Lawyers 2015 Lawyer of the Year.”

Dinsmore received 17 national rankings and 182 Metropolitan Rankings in the 2015 Best Law Firm list.  The 2015 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record.  It includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan-based practice areas.  To view the full list, go to


Tier 1 Ranking


Commercial Litigation

Copyright Law

Employment Law - Management

Energy Law

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Litigation - Environmental

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Mining Law

Natural Resources Law

Tier 2 Ranking:

Antitrust Law

Education Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Litigation - ERISA

Litigation - Tax

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Tier 3 Ranking

Banking and Finance Law

Environmental Law


Oil & Gas Law

Tax Law

Trusts & Estates Law

Dinsmore & Shohl is comprised of more than 500 attorneys with locations in 16 cities throughout Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia.  For more information, visit

More News

The Record Network