Marshall, Gerstein & Borun Named Top Tier Illinois Intellectual Property Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

September 15, 2010

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, an intellectual property law firm, has been named a Tier 1 metropolitan law firm in Illinois as part of the inaugural 2010 Best Law Firms rankings from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The report includes 30,322 rankings of 8,782 law firms in 81 practice areas, and provides a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession. It is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings.

The mission of Best Law Firms is to help guide referring lawyers and clients. Hard data is analyzed, including numbers of lawyers and their previous experience, numbers of clients within various billing ranges, numbers of transactions and litigation matters at different dollar levels, pro-bono commitment, diversity and other objective data. This data is combined with reputational surveys by national leading lawyers and clients of the best law firms in practice areas and more than three million evaluations of individual lawyers in the firms.