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Kelly Hart Receives National Rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2021

Kelly Hart receives top tier rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2021 survey, including four national rankings and 27 tier 1 metropolitan rankings.

The U.S. News & World Reports and Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2021 survey has ranked Kelly Hart among the best law firms in 33 different practice areas.   

The methodology for the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® rankings involved a range of different quantitative and qualitative criteria, including several different survey instruments to garner feedback from clients and lawyers. Practice area rankings were produced both nationally and within metropolitan areas across the United States.

Kelly Hart's recognized practice areas include: 
 
 
National Tier 3

  • Appellate Practice
  • Corporate Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

  • Austin
    • Administrative / Regulatory Law
    • Appellate Practice
    • Corporate Law
    • Energy Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Government Relations Practice
    • Oil & Gas Law
  • Dallas/Fort Worth
    • Administrative / Regulatory Law
    • Appellate Practice
    • Arbitration
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Corporate Law
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    • Natural Resources Law
    • Nonprofit / Charities Law
    • Oil & Gas Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    • Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
    • Real Estate Law
  • Great Plains
    • Natural Resources Law
    • Oil & Gas Law
  • New Orleans
    • Energy Law
    • Litigation - Environmental
    • Oil & Gas Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

  • Austin
    • Banking and Finance Law
    • Energy Regulatory Law
    • Natural Resources Law
  • Baton Rouge
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Real Estate Law
  • Dallas/Fort Worth
    • Banking and Finance Law
    • Litigation - Construction
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property
    • Litigation - Real Estate
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
    • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
    • Public Finance Law
    • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Great Plains
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Austin
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Dallas/Fort Worth
    • Labor Law - Management
    • Labor Law - Union
    • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Great Plains
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® is an annual review of the country’s legal industry. The analysis by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers is based on evaluations from clients and peer review. Firms are required to have at least one listed lawyer in a Best Lawyers practice area designation to be eligible for inclusion in the Best Law Firms report. Kelly Hart has 43 lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021, with nine lawyers recognized as Ones to Watch and four Lawyer of the Year recipients.

Six Kelly Hart Lawyers Named 2020 Louisiana Super Lawyers
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