Hull Barrett, PC Receives 11 First-Tier Metropolitan Rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm” Survey

Hull Barrett, PC is proud to announce the firm has earned eleven first-tier rankings in the second edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. Rankings of practice areas are included in U.S.News & World Report’s Money issue, available November 15, with the full results available online now at

In the survey, Hull Barrett, PC was recognized with first tier rankings in the following practice areas:

Commercial Litigation
Employment Law – Management
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Labor Employment
Litigation – Tax
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Tax Law

James B. Ellington, practice group leader of Hull Barrett, PC’s labor & employment group, said, “We take great pride in representing and serving our clients. To be recognized in 11 practice areas by our peers and clients is truly an honor and a great accomplishment.”

To rank firms across America for U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” thousands of clients were surveyed along with leading lawyers and law firm managers. Clients were asked about “expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to a firm.” Meanwhile, lawyers were asked about their colleagues “expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost-effectiveness, and whether they would refer a matter to a firm and whether they consider a firm a worthy competitor.”

Last month, the firm announced that David E. Hudson was named Best Lawyers’ 2012 “Lawyers of the Year” for the Bet-the Company Litigation. Earlier, Hull Barrett, PC announced that 14 of the firm’s attorneys been named to the peer-review publication in 18 specialties,The Best Lawyers in America 2012® (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).