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U.S. News & World Report Names Lerch Early a Top National Firm for Real Estate Litigation and Land Use; 9 Practices Ranked in Top Tier in DC Area for 2018

U.S. News & World Report named Lerch, Early & Brewer one of the nation's top tier firms for real estate litigation and land use & zoning law. Four practices are ranked nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report 2018 "Best Law Firm" rankings, and 11 are named to the top three tiers in the Washington, DC area.

The firm was named one of the nation's top tier firms for:

The firm also received national recognition for Real Estate Law (Tier 2) and Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 2) in the 2017-18 edition.

U.S. News ranked Lerch, Early & Brewer Tier 1 in the Washington, DC area for the following 9 practices:

Lerch, Early & Brewer also is recognized for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law (Tier 2) and Litigation - Land Use & Zoning (Tier 3) in the Washington, DC area.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States. Lerch, Early & Brewer also has 25 lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America©. For more information about the U.S. News selection process, please visit its methodology.

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