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

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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 per legal practice area receives this recognition.

“We are proud and pleased to again be named Law Firm of the Year for our work in Equipment Finance Law” said Dean Gerber, Chair of Vedder Price’s Global Transportation Finance team. “Our skilled attorneys provide both deep practical experience and broad industry perspective for all of our transportation and equipment finance clients, particularly in the area of aviation, rail and maritime finance.”

Vedder Price also again achieved top-tier status for three practices—Admiralty & Maritime Law, Banking and Finance Law and Equipment Finance Law. Below is a complete list of the practice areas in which Vedder Price was named a National Best Law Firm:

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
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Trademark Law

Tier Three

  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate Law

At the metropolitan level, Vedder Price has been ranked as a "Best Law Firm" in the following practice areas:

Chicago
Tier One

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment

Tier Two

  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law

Tier Three

  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law 

New York
Tier One

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Equipment Finance Law

Washington, DC
Tier One

  • Equipment Finance Law

Tier Two

  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Tier Three

  • Mutual Funds Law

San Francisco
Tier One

  • Banking and Finance Law

Tier Two

  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Los Angeles
Tier Two

  • Litigation – Banking & Finance