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Greenebaum Ranked a 2011-2012 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®

11.02.2011

LOUISVILLE, KY:  Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked a 2011-2012 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers, marking the second edition of this annual analysis. Greenebaum received first-tier rankings in 31 practice areas and was recognized overall in 48 practice areas. In addition, the firm received the most first-tier rankings among any other firm in Kentucky for the Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law practice area. 

“U.S. News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the most accurate and in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions, including our Best Law School rankings,” says Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report. “Law firms are an integral part of our rankings and a natural accompaniment to the law school rankings.” 

Best Lawyers was very pleased with the reaction from the legal profession and from legal clients to the first edition of the ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings,” says Steve Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers. “By combining hard data with peer reviews, and client assessments, we continue to believe that we are providing clients with the most thorough, accurate, and helpful rankings of law firms ever developed.” 

These rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase 9,633 different law firms ranked in one or more of 119 major practice areas. Below is a list of the practice areas in which the firm was ranked in the first tier. The rankings in their entirety are posted online at www.bestlawfirms.usnews.com.  

Cincinnati 
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 

Lexington 
Administrative / Regulatory Law 
Appellate Practice 
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
Commercial Litigation 
Corporate Law 
Energy Law 
Environmental Law 
Health Care Law 
Insurance Law 
Land Use & Zoning Law 
Litigation – Bankruptcy 
Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation 
Litigation – Environmental 
Litigation – Tax 
Mining Law 
Natural Resources Law 
Real Estate Law 
Trusts & Estates Law 
Water Law 

Louisville 
Administrative / Regulatory Law 
Antitrust Law 
Appellate Practice 
Banking and Finance Law 
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
Commercial Litigation 
Corporate Governance Law 
Corporate Law 
Energy Law 
Environmental Law 
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law 
Health Care Law 
Insurance Law 
International Trade and Finance Law 
Labor Law – Management 
Litigation – Antitrust 
Litigation – Bankruptcy 
Litigation – Tax 
Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
Real Estate Law 
Securities / Capital Markets Law 
Securities Regulation 
Tax Law 
Trusts and Estates Law 

About the U.S. News Media Group 
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. Focusing on Health, Money & Business, Education, and Public Service/Opinion, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans, and more. 

About Best Lawyers 
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over a quarter century, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. The 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,284 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in nearly 70 other countries, covering many of the world’s major legal markets. Best Lawyerslists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers. 

About Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC 
Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC is a widely-respected business law firm with approximately 150 professionals in five offices, serving local, national and international clients in virtually every industry. For more information, visit www.greenebaum.com.

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