Portland, Ore. and Orlando, Fla. – November 2, 2015. Ball Janik LLP has again been ranked in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. Nationally, Ball Janik is listed in Land Use & Zoning Law (Tier 2), and Litigation – Real Estate (Tier 3). In the Portland metropolitan area, Ball Janik is listed in Tier 1 in the following areas:

Portland Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings

Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law

Also in the Portland Metropolitan area, Ball Janik is listed in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Securities (Tier 2), and Litigation – Bankruptcy (Tier 3).

Ball Janik’s Orlando, Florida office is listed in Litigation – Real Estate (Tier 2), in the Orlando Metropolitan area.

Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

About U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings

U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank law firms in the US, and currently rank firms in 74 National Practice Areas and 122 Metro Practice Areas. 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 their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.