OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 – Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP announces that the firm has been named to the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm earned Tier 1 marks for its Litigation – Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Construction Law and Real Estate Law practices.

Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a “Tier 1” ranking signifies a quality law practice and breadth of legal experience and knowledge. For the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, evaluators analyzed 7.3 million votes, resulting in about 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

In addition to the firm’s “Best Law Firms” rankings, nine Wendel Rosen attorneys were recently named to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Among the honorees, Name Partner Michael Dean celebrated his 34th year on the list, having appeared every year since the list’s inception in 1983.

About Wendel Rosen

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP serves a diverse clientele of business, public and individual clients located throughout California and the United States. With offices in Oakland and Modesto, California, the 107-year-old firm advises clients on transactional and civil litigation matters in several related fields of law, including business/corporate; construction; eminent domain; employment; environmental; estate planning, trusts and probate; green business; insolvency, restructuring and creditor rights; insurance; intellectual property; land use; real estate; taxation; and technology. In 2003, the firm became the first law firm in the country to gain third-party certification as a green business and has won numerous recognitions for its leadership in the green economy. The firm was recognized by The National Law Journal on its “Midsize Hot List” in 2009 and 2014. Additional information about the firm and its attorneys may be found at www.wendel.com.

About “Best Law Firms”

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.

About U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is a multimedia publisher of news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars, Law and News and Opinion, www.usnews.com has earned a reputation as the leading provider of consumer advice and analysis that helps its readers make informed life decisions.

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as a reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

 

# # #