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  • Frost Brown Todd Named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List for 2020

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Frost Brown Todd (FBT) has been named to the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. The firm received National Tier rankings in 15 practice areas and a total of 148 Metropolitan Tier rankings in eight cities across six states in eight cities including Nashville, TN.; Louisville and Lexington, KY.; Cincinnati and Columbus, OH; Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; Indianapolis, IN; and Charleston, WV.

Firms included on the 2020 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of “quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.” To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S.

FBT’s rankings are presented below in tiers and listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale:

National Tier 1
Litigation – Construction

National Tier 2
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Labor Law – Management
Railroad Law

National Tier 3
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Employment Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Mining Law
Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 1
Cincinnati
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
International Arbitration – Commercial
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Patent
Nonprofit / Charities Law
Patent Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Railroad Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Columbus-OH
Construction Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Municipal Law
Real Estate Law

Dallas/Fort Worth
Aviation Law
Health Care Law

Indianapolis
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Copyright Law
Litigation – Construction
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Trusts & Estates Law

Lexington
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
International Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Natural Resources Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Louisville
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Information Technology Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Tax
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Venture Capital Law

Nashville
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law

Metropolitan Tier 2
Charleston-WV
Commercial Litigation

Cincinnati
Education Law
International Mergers & Acquisitions
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Water Law

Columbus-OH
Commercial Litigation
Communications Law
Corporate Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Municipal

Indianapolis
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: General Practice
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Patent Law

Lexington
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
Insurance Law
Mining Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Louisville
Construction Law
Energy Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Health Care Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Trusts & Estates Law

Nashville
Insurance Law
Litigation – Construction

Metropolitan Tier 3
Cincinnati

First Amendment Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation – Municipal

Columbus-OH
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Public Finance Law
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Dallas/Fort Worth
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
Tax Law
Trademark Law

Indianapolis
Banking and Finance Law
Litigation – Tax

Louisville
Copyright Law
Litigation – Insurance
Trademark Law

Nashville
Employment Law – Management
Government Relations Practice
Litigation – Bankruptcy

The 2020 Best Law Firms rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com.