Sullivan & Worcester LLP Receives Top Rankings in the 2011 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings

S&W Press Release
November 3, 2011

Boston, MA – November 3, 2011 – Sullivan & Worcester LLP was highly ranked in the new U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings, including second-tier national and first-tier metropolitan rankings.

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 to 58,000 private practice lawyers worldwide; the rankings in their entirety are posted online at

This year, the firm has added Litigation - Tax, Trusts & Estates and Securities Regulation to our National Rankings. Additionally, the firm added several new areas in the Metropolitan Rankings, including Corporate Governance, Corporate Compliance, Litigation and Employment Law. 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 9,633 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan rankings in one or more of 119 major legal practice areas. 

“We are very pleased to be recognized and highly ranked by our clients and peers in the ‘Best Law Firms’ survey,” said William J. Curry, co-managing partner of Sullivan & Worcester. “The firm’s results are a testament to our commitment to providing excellent service to our clients.”

About Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Sullivan & Worcester LLP is a leading corporate law firm providing counsel to domestic and international clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With more than 185 lawyers in Boston, New York and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services in a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, securities, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, tax, real estate, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, climate change, regulatory law, and employment and benefits. Sullivan & Worcester is also recognized for its representation of REITs and its deep expertise in mutual fund law. For more information please visit


Leah Schloss