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November 1, 2012

Paley Rothman Earns National and Local Honors in U.S. News “Best Law Firms” 2013 Rankings

Paley Rothman - 2013 Best Law Firms

BETHESDA, MD — The longtime regional yet nationally respected law firm of Paley Rothman has been selected among the country’s 2013 “Best Law Firms” in rankings based on more than four million detailed evaluations by lawyers throughout the United States. This third annual edition features law firms that received “consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers,” and provide a unique combination of excellence and breadth of experience.

Paley Rothman was recognized in both “National” and “Metropolitan” (Washington D.C.) rankings as follows:



National Rankings 

Tier 2
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law

Tier 3
Employment Law – Management

Washington D.C. Metro Area Rankings 

Tier 1
Family Law
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law

Tier 2
Employment Law – Management

“We are extremely proud of the Firm’s lawyers whose exceptional talent and experience have earned us this recognition – both nationally and regionally. It’s rewarding to know that attorneys around the country, and our clients who rely on us to provide the highest level of legal representation, consider us to be among the best in the entire country at what we do,” said Paley Rothman Co-Managing Principal Robert Maclay.

The 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings were released earlier this month by U.S. News Media Group (publishers of U.S. News & World Report) and Best Lawyers. Its mission is to help guide referring lawyers and clients, ranging from the country’s largest companies requiring corporate legal advice to individuals seeking counsel regarding personal legal issues. The rankings in their entirety are posted online at

The Law Firm of Paley Rothman, founded in 1972, provides legal counsel to corporate and individual clients in a wide range of practice areas. It maintains a business-orientation and handles tax, real estate, employment law, estate planning, litigation, ERISA, government relations and a variety of other matters for businesses and professionals throughout the Washington metropolitan area and the country.

Media Contacts:
Kristin Brunett
Paley Rothman
Director of Marketing


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