Sullivan & Worcester LLP Receives Top Rankings in the 2013 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Rankings

S&W Press Release
November 1, 2012

Boston, MA – November 1, 2012 – Sullivan & Worcester LLP was highly ranked in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings, including 18 national rankings and 16 first-tier metropolitan rankings. The firm was ranked in 18 new categories overall, including nine new national rankings. In addition the firm moved up one tier in 12 categories.

“Our rankings demonstrate that the midsize law firm model, offering first-rate service and flexible staffing, is still a winner in the global legal marketplace,” said Co-Managing Partner Joel R. Carpenter.

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 & 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