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Date: November 1, 2017
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U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"Seattle, WA, November 1, 2017 - Garvey Schubert Barer (GSB) was recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms," earning a total of 43 honors on its 2018 list, which included eight national rankings and 16 top-tier metropolitan rankings.

This year, the firm was nationally recognized for the following practice areas:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Tax Law
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Additionally, GSB was named in Tier 1 for the following metropolitan categories: 

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law (Seattle)
  • Commercial Litigation (Portland)
  • Communications Law (Seattle)  
  • Construction Law (Alaska)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice (Portland)  
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Portland)  
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Seattle)  
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Portland)  
  • Employment Law - Management (Seattle)  
  • Labor Law - Management (Portland)  
  • Labor Law - Management (Seattle)  
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement: SEC, Telecom, Energy (Portland)  
  • Litigation - Securities (Portland)  
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law (Seattle)  
  • Tax Law (Seattle)  
  • Trusts & Estates Law (Seattle)  

To view the complete list of GSB’s 2018 national and metropolitan rankings, please visit the U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" website.

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.

About GSB

Since its founding in 1966, GSB has provided results-oriented legal counsel to help clients – from established market leaders, to newly launched enterprises and governmental bodies – solve problems, create new opportunities, and mitigate risk. The firm takes a holistic approach to managing clients’ needs, with attorneys that are deep in industry experience as well as broad in current and emerging issues. GSB has offices in Seattle, Portland, Washington, D.C., New York and Beijing. More information is available on the web at

Media Contact: John Williams for Garvey Schubert Barer, (206) 625-0075 x1

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