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U.S. News Recognizes Caplin & Drysdale With Top Ranking

November 8, 2012



Washington, D.C. — November 8, 2012:  U.S. News & World Report distinguishes Caplin & Drysdale with a ranking in the publication's 2013 "Best Law Firms" edition.  Compiled in association with Best Lawyers®, the ranking provides a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession.  It showcases law firms given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers.  Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise. 

Caplin & Drysdale received high marks based on several criteria, including expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether respondents would refer another client to the firm.  U.S. News-Best Law Firms recognizes the firm for its legal excellence in the following practice areas:

2013 Washington, D.C. Rankings

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations, Tier 1
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Litigation, Tier 1
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Tier 1
  • Government Relations Practice (Political Law), Tier 1
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy, Tier 1
  • Litigation - Tax, Tier 1
  • Nonprofit/Charities Law (Exempt Organizations), Tier 1
  • Tax Law, Tier 1
  • Trusts & Estates Law, Tier 1

2013 National Rankings 

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Tier 2
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy, Tier 2
  • Litigation - Tax, Tier 2
  • Tax Law, Tier 2
  • Trusts & Estates Law, Tier 2
  • Commercial Litigation, Tier 2
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Tier 3

For more information on Caplin & Drysdale's awards and rankings, please visit our website.


About Caplin & Drysdale
Celebrating our 55th Anniversary in 2019, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. We are also privileged to serve as legal advisors to accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, and other professional services organizations.

The firm's reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies. Moreover, clients rely on our broad knowledge of the law and our keen insights into their business concerns and personal interests. Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills -- combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment -- make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms.

With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Caplin & Drysdale's core practice areas include:
For more information, please visit us at
Washington, DC Office:
One Thomas Circle NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
New York, NY Office:
295 Madison Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY 10017


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