Ball Janik LLP has been ranked in the Eleventh Edition of “Best Law Firms,” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. According to the “Best Law Firms” press release, “Firms included in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. The 2021 rankings are based on the highest lawyer and firm participation on record, incorporating 8.3 million evaluations of more than 110,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms.”

Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.


Ball Janik LLP ranked nationally as follows:

  • National Tier 2 | Land Use & Zoning Law
  • National Tier 3 | Litigation – Construction | Litigation – Real Estate

Ball Janik LLP ranked in the Metropolitan areas as follows:

Metropolitan Tier 1 | Portland-OR

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

Metropolitan Tier 3 | Orlando

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction

Metropolitan Tier 3 | Portland-OR

  • Litigation – Securities


Earlier this year in August, 22 Ball Janik LLP attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, its highly respected peer–review publication.

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 the 2018 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 digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars and News & Opinion, provides consumer advice, rankings, news and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 37 million people visit each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe. The Best Lawyers in America list recognizes the very best lawyers in each practice area and metropolitan region in the country.