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Jones Walker Earns Top Rankings in the 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”
December 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 1, 2017 – Jones Walker LLP announced today that the firm has been named a National Tier 1 "Best Law Firm" in the Litigation – Construction practice area in the 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The firm also earned national rankings in the following practices: 

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Railroad Law
  • Venture Capital Law

The firm is also recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as a Metropolitan Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” for key practice areas in the Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Birmingham, Houston, Jackson, Miami, Mobile, and New Orleans offices.

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. Clients were asked to provide feedback on firm practice groups, addressing expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm. Practices are classified and ranked in national and metropolitan categories established by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.

About Jones Walker’s Construction Practice
From project conception to completion, Jones Walker LLP delivers comprehensive legal services to clients throughout the construction industry. The firm’s global footprint, the depth and breadth of the attorneys, and the scale of the projects enables the Construction team to provide effective counsel on virtually every issue a client may face, at every step in the process. Members of the Construction team regularly represent clients across the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa, and excel at handling large-scale construction and infrastructure projects across industries such as energy, natural resources, retail, and education. 

About Jones Walker
Jones Walker LLP ( is among the 120 largest law firms in the United States serving local, regional, national, and international business interests with offices in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, and Texas. The firm is committed to providing a comprehensive range of legal services to major multinational, public and private corporations, Fortune 500 companies, money center banks, worldwide insurers, and emerging companies doing business in the United States and abroad.