Sullivan Receives Top Rankings in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" Rankings

Sullivan Press Release
November 1, 2019

Boston, MA – Sullivan was highly ranked in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings, including 17 national rankings and 20 first-tier metropolitan rankings.

"We are delighted to be recognized for our excellent work by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® and pleased to see that the firm received top rankings across a wide range of our practice areas," said Managing Partner Joel R. Carpenter. "These honors are especially satisfying because they are based on direct feedback from our clients and peers."

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 Best Lawyers.

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 (formerly known as Sullivan & Worcester) represents clients that represent the future. From investment management, taxation, real estate, including sophisticated REIT and opportunity zone structures, to blockchain ventures and complex business transactions and related disputes, Sullivan’s over 200 attorneys in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, DC, guide organizations that are rewriting the rules. Sullivan’s clients, including Fortune 500 companies and emerging businesses, rely on Sullivan’s strategic vision, comfort with complexity and intense focus on results. ZAG / Sullivan & Worcester (formerly ZAG-S&W) — a joint venture between Israel-based Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co. and Sullivan & Worcester LLP — provides counsel to Israel-based companies and U.S. companies with Israeli interests on a variety of legal matters including access to capital markets, international tech IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and tax. For more information please visit

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