November 02, 2011 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Minneapolis-based law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is ranked 20 times in the 2011-2012 U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® rankings of the nation’s “Best Law Firms.”
Nationally, Gray Plant Mooty is ranked in the first tier in Franchise Law and in the third tier in General Commercial Litigation, Litigation—Trusts & Estates, and Tax Law.
In the Minneapolis region (which includes the firm’s Minneapolis and St. Cloud offices), eight Gray Plant Mooty practices are ranked in the first tier: Antitrust Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Franchise Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax law, and Trusts & Estates Law. The firm is also ranked in the second tier in the Minneapolis region in Employment Law—Management, Labor Law—Management, Litigation—Eminent Domain & Condemnation, Litigation—Real Estate, Litigation—Tax, Litigation—Trusts & Estates, and Real Estate Law.
In Washington, DC, Gray Plant Mooty is ranked in the first tier in Franchise Law.
The national first-tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue, on newsstands November 15, 2011. National and metropolitan first-tier ranking are featured in a “Best Law Firms” standalone publication being distributed to 30,000 general counsel and available in digital format to 58,000 private practice lawyers worldwide. Additionally, the rankings in their entirety are available online.
The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com, and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Best Lawyers is a leading survey of lawyers worldwide. The U.S. News-Best Lawyers law firm rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes thousands of clients, lawyers, and law firm representatives.
Gray Plant Mooty (GPM) is a law firm driven to solve: we understand our clients’ objectives, listen to their needs, and roll up our sleeves to solve their problems. We value client partnerships, and clients value GPM’s integrity, loyalty, and entrepreneurial spirit. Drawing on over 145 years of experience, we help businesses move forward because we know where business has been. Recognized as one of the top franchise law firms in the nation and one of the leading corporate firms in Minnesota, GPM is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices in St. Cloud, Minnesota and Washington, DC. We are the exclusive Minnesota affiliate of MULTILAW and the Employment Law Alliance, and our 170 attorneys serve regional, national, and international clients. For more information about Gray Plant Mooty, visit www.gpmlaw.com.