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  • Frost Brown Todd Named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List for 2022

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Frost Brown Todd (FBT) has been named to the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. The firm received National Tier rankings in 14 practice areas and a total of 155 Metropolitan Tier rankings in nine cities across seven states including Charleston, WV; Cincinnati and Columbus, OH; Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Louisville and Lexington, KY.; Nashville, TN.; and Pittsburgh, PA.

Firms included on the 2022 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
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Mining Law

National Tier 3
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 1
Charleston
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Finance Law

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 – PatentNonprofit / Charities Law
Patent Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

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

Dallas/Fort Worth
Aviation Law
Commercial Litigation

Indianapolis
Appellate Practice
Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Copyright Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Trademark Law
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
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
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
Trusts & Estates Law
Venture Capital Law

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

Pittsburgh
Energy Law

Metropolitan Tier 2
Charleston-WV
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Tax Law

Cincinnati
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Education Law
Employment Law – Individuals
International Mergers & Acquisitions
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Public Finance Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Water Law

Columbus-OH
Communications Law
Litigation – Municipal
Public Finance Law

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

Indianapolis
Administrative/Regulator Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: General Practice
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Tax
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Patent Law

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

Louisville
Energy Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Health Care Law
Information Technology Law
Litigation – Insurance
Trademark Law

Nashville
Employment Law – Management
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy

Metropolitan Tier 3
Cincinnati
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation – Municipal

Columbus-OH
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Dallas/Fort Worth
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Securities
Trademark Law

Indianapolis
Banking and Finance Law
Government Relations Practice
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Nonprofit/Charities Law

Louisville
Copyright Law

Nashville
Banking and Finance Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
Litigation – Construction

Pittsburgh
Construction Law

The 2022 Best Law Firms rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

About “Best Law Firms”

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 the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2022 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that location and specialty.