Our attorneys and policy professionals continually strive to provide excellent service to our clients.  As a reflection of this commitment to excellence, we are proud that an overwhelming majority of our eligible Partners are ranked by a third-party source.  Below is a snapshot of our recent recognition. 


    Chambers Global

    Van Ness Feldman's Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) and Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) practices are listed among the leaders in the United States. Eight of the firm’s lawyers are recognized as leaders in their field.

    Chambers USA

    Van Ness Feldman is home to nationally ranked practices in the areas of:

    In addition, our Environment practice is noted as a leader in Washington, DC and Washington State. Our Real Estate and Zoning/Land Use practices are also listed as leaders in Washington State. Nineteen Van Ness Feldman attorneys are individually ranked.

    Legal 500

    Van Ness Feldman is ranked as a Tier 2 firm for our Native American law practice and our Oil & Gas practice. The firm is also ranked in Conventional Power. The firm is also ranked in Environment: Regulatory, Energy Regulation: Electric Power, and Government Relations.

    U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms

    The firm was named Native American Law Firm of the Year for 2023.  In addition, Van Ness Feldman is both a nationally and regionally top-ranked "Best Law Firm" as listed by U.S. News & World Report. The firm has rankings in the following areas: 


    Washington, DC


    Tier 1 Tier 1 Tier 1
    Energy Law Energy Law Energy Law
    Environmental Law Energy Regulatory Law Energy Regulatory Law
    Litigation - Environmental Environmental Law Environmental Law
    Native American Law Environmental Litigation Environmental Litigation
    Natural Resources Law Government Relations Land Use & Zoning Law
    Oil & Gas Law Native American Law Land Use Litigation
    Tier 2 Natural Resources Law Natural Resources Law
    Land Use & Zoning Law Oil & Gas Law Real Estate Law
    Transportation Law Tier 2 Water Law
    Transportation Law Tier 2
    Native American Law
    Utilities Law

    Best Lawyers

    Over half of Van Ness Feldman’s Partners were named "Best Lawyers in America" in their respective fields for 2023.

"Van Ness Feldman provides invaluable advice and counsel. The lawyers have great experience in developing strategies and policies." - Chambers

"The firm has a very deep knowledge of the law and how to operate within the energy regulatory space." - Chambers

“They have a great deal of experience and their insights are really helpful.” - Chambers