Icard Merrill Best Law FirmsNOVEMBER 1, 2019 – Icard Merrill has been named to the list of 2020 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Firms included in the tenth edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

In addition, Icard Merrill is regionally ranked in nine practice areas:  Tier 1 in Construction, Land Use & Zoning, Construction Litigation, and Real Estate;  Tier 2 in Family Law, Land Use & Zoning Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation; and Tier 3 in Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The “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 the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. For the 2020 rankings, almost 16,000 lawyers provided more than 1,229,000 law firm assessments, and more than 12,000 clients participated providing 107,000 evaluations.