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Date: September 16, 2010
GSB Press Release

SEATTLE, September 15, 2010 – Garvey Schubert Barer is proud to announce it has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report’s inaugural edition of the Best Law Firms 2010. Based on rankings of over 8,700 law firms in the United States, Garvey Schubert Barer was ranked nationally for its Admiralty and Maritime Law practice, and regionally as a Tier One firm in both Seattle and Portland. “We are honored by the recognition, which is a testament to the individual Best Attorneys who continue to deliver outstanding service to our clients, and be the best in their respective fields,” said Anne Preston, Chair of the firm.

U.S. News and World Report rankings were largely based on analysis and surveys driven by the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers®, one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. To see the list, click here.

Garvey Schubert Barer was ranked as a “Tier 1” law firm in the following Metropolitan Rankings:

Seattle, WA 

  •  Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Portland, OR

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

For a list of Garvey Schubert Barer’s 2010 Best Lawyers, click here.

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