Van Ness Feldman Ranks among Best Law Firms in the US; Law Firm of the Year for Native American Law

November 1, 2017

Washington, DC & Seattle– Van Ness Feldman is pleased to announce that the firm’s Energy, Environmental, Litigation – Environmental, and Natural Resources practices all retained National Tier 1 rankings from US News & World Report/Best Lawyers in their just released 2018 ratings of law firms throughout the United States.  Other nationally ranked practices include a first-time Tier 1 ranking of our Oil & Gas practice.  The firm’s Land-Use and Zoning Law practices also received national recognition.      

In a designation reserved for only one law firm nationwide in each practice area, the firm’s Native Affairs practice has been named “Law Firm of the Year for Native American Law”.  Regionally, the firm’s Natural Resources practice in Seattle and the firm’s Oil & Gas practice in DC received Tier 1 rankings in their respective markets.     

Firm Chairman Richard Agnew, in remarks about the rankings said, “The experience and talents of our professionals are the reason for our success. We are honored to have their collective work, which encompasses all core areas of the firm’s practices, recognized as being among the highest caliber in the country.  It is especially rewarding to see the accomplishments of our next-generation Native American practice team recognized.”


Van Ness Feldman 2017-2018 Best Law Firm Rankings

National

Tier 1
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental
Native American Law          
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law

Tier 2
Land Use & Zoning Law

 

Metropolitan-Washington, DC

Tier 1
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice            
Litigation - Environmental
Native American Law
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law

Tier 3
Transportation Law

Metropolitan-Seattle, WA

Tier 1
Energy Law
Energy Regulatory Law
Environmental Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
Natural Resources Law
Real Estate Law

Tier 2
Litigation - Real Estate
Water Law

Tier 3
Native American Law