Boston, MA. 10/18/2011 - Nixon Peabody’s Appellate practice was nationally recognized as one of the leading appellate firms for both the First and Second circuits.
The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico, and Rhode Island. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit comprises the states of Connecticut, New York, and Vermont, and the court has appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts: Connecticut; the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western districts of New York; and Vermont.
In addition to the firm’s Appellate recognition, Nixon Peabody was recognized as a recommended litigation firm in multiple states with eleven Nixon Peabody attorneys recognized as “local litigation stars” and one attorney recognized as a “future star.”
The guide’s results are the culmination of a six-month research period of extensive interviews with litigators and their clients. During these interviews the Benchmark researchers examined recent casework handled by the firms and asked sources to offer their professional opinions on litigators practicing within their state or national practice areas.
Nixon Peabody LLP helps clients navigate complex challenges in litigation, real estate, corporate law, and finance. With approximately 700 attorneys throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia, their focus is on working collaboratively to serve clients ranging from large corporations and financial institutions to entrepreneurs and private individuals. Employing innovative and client-centered approaches, the firm helps to anticipate and capture opportunities, prepare for and manage risks, protect intellectual property, and forecast and overcome obstacles. Nixon Peabody is committed to the clients it serves, the communities in which it serves them, and the diverse professionals who have helped make it a “Best Law Firm” and a “ Best Place to Work.”