Briggs and Morgan Recognized on 2016 “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 

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November 10, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Briggs and Morgan, P.A. was ranked on the annual “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Briggs ranked in Minneapolis as a Metropolitan Tier 1 law firm in 19 practice areas, a Metropolitan Tier 2 law firm in seven practice areas and a Metropolitan Tier 3 law firm in four practice areas. The firm also was ranked in the National Tier 2 category in one practice area and the National Tier 3 category in five practice areas.

The “Best Law Firms” list recognizes firms with impressive ratings from clients and peers. A tiered ranking signifies the breadth of legal knowledge and the quality of a particular legal practice. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes a combination of client feedback, peer-review from the Best Lawyers evaluation process, and information provided on the Law Firm Survey and the Law Firm Leaders Survey. Eligible firms for the “Best Law Firms” list must have at least one attorney ranked in the current edition of Best Lawyers in the particular practice and metro area.

Briggs and Morgan rankings are:

Metropolitan Tier 1

  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Mediation
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Patent Law

National Tier 2

  • Franchise Law

National Tier 3

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Energy Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Tax Law

About Briggs and Morgan

Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association, is a trusted name in business law and litigation services. With offices in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, the firm’s attorneys are committed to providing superior client service and sound legal counsel to clients nationwide. Briggs and Morgan ranks among The NLJ 350 as one of the nation’s largest firms and has received numerous accolades, including recognition by Corporate Counsel and top clients as a “Go-To Law Firm®” in the areas of litigation, corporate transactions, corporate governance, and labor and employment. The firm and its attorneys have also been selected for publication in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA. For more information, visit