Sullivan Receives Top Rankings in the 2014 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Rankings

Press Release
November 1, 2013

Boston, MA – November 1, 2013 – Sullivan was highly ranked in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings, including 19 national rankings and 18 first-tier metropolitan rankings. The firm received three new national first-tier rankings this year.

"We continue to believe that recognition by one’s peers is a valuable and meaningful indication of stature in the legal profession," said Co-Managing Partner Joel R. Carpenter. "We are proud that our peer reviews and client assessments have resulted in top rankings for our firm."

The national and metropolitan first-tier rankings are featured in the "Best Law Firms" standalone publication, which is being distributed to 30,000 general counsel and digitally to 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide. The rankings in their entirety are posted online at

The firm’s full list of rankings includes:  

National Rankings

Metropolitan Rankings  


New York

Washington, D.C.

To collect data, U.S. News – Best Lawyers asked major clients and leading lawyers to rate the law firms they consider best in various practice areas. The rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 80 legal practice areas and in metropolitan rankings in 118 practice areas.   

About Sullivan

Sullivan is a leading corporate law firm advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With more than 185 lawyers in Boston, London, New York and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services in a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, banking, trade finance, securities and mutual funds, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, tax, real estate and REITs, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, environment and natural resources, climate change, renewable energy and water resources, regulatory law, and employment and benefits. For more information please visit  

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