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Vedder Thinking | News Vedder Price Again Named National “Law Firm of the Year” in Equipment Finance by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

Firm Ranked as National Best Law Firm in 15 Additional Practice Areas

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For the second year in a row, U.S. News – Best Lawyers, a publication of U.S. News & World Report, has named Vedder Price "Law Firm of the Year" for Equipment Finance in its annual "Best Law Firms" rankings. Only one firm in each of 87 practice areas can obtain the prestigious title of "Law Firm of the Year."

Additionally, Vedder Price has been named a national best law firm in 15 other practice areas:

Tier One
• Admiralty & Maritime Law
• Banking and Finance Law
• Equipment Finance Law

Tier Two
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Corporate Law
• Employment Law - Management
• Health Care Law
• Labor Law - Management
• Land Use & Zoning Law
• Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
• Litigation - Bankruptcy
• Securitization and Structured Finance Law
• Trademark Law

Tier Three
• Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• Financial Services Regulation Law
• Real Estate Law

"We are thrilled to receive recognition as ‘Law Firm of the Year’ for our equipment finance practice for the second year in a row,” commented Dean N. Gerber, Chair of Vedder Price's Global Transportation Finance team. “The team has worked diligently to provide high-quality legal guidance to our clients in the aviation, rail and maritime industries in line with Vedder Price’s overall expectation of delivering responsive, results-oriented services.”

At the metropolitan level, Vedder Price has been ranked as a best law firm as follows:

Chicago
Tier One
• Banking and Finance Law
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• Employment Law – Management
• Equipment Finance Law
• Health Care Law
• Labor Law – Management
• Litigation – Bankruptcy

Tier Two
• Commercial Litigation
• Corporate Law
• Financial Services Regulation Law
• Gaming Law
• Land Use & Zoning Law
• Securitization and Structured Finance Law
• Trademark Law

Tier Three
• Criminal Defense: White-Collar
• Patent Law
• Real Estate Law

New York City
Tier One
• Admiralty & Maritime Law
• Equipment Finance Law

San Francisco
Tier One
• Banking and Finance Law

Tier Two
Employment Law – Individuals

Washington, DC
Tier One
• Equipment Finance Law
• Real Estate Law

Tier Two
• Leveraged Buyout and Private Equity Law

Tier Three
• Litigation – Real Estate
• Mutual Funds Law 

"Best Law Firms" rankings by U.S. News – Best Lawyers are based on the collection of evaluations from clients, peer reviews and the review of additional information provided by law firms during a formal submission process.