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SEATTLE, Wash. (November 1, 2017) - Perkins Coie is pleased to announce it has been listed in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” with first-tier rankings in 38 practice areas nationally and first-tier rankings in 62 practice areas in 15 major markets including Alaska, Chicago, Colorado, Dallas, Idaho, Los Angeles, Madison, New York, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle and Washington, D.C.

The firm was also named “Law Firm of the Year” in Patent Law. Only one law firm is honored as “Law Firm of the Year” for each of the nationally ranked practice areas.

The firm’s national first-tier ranked practices included: Advertising Law, Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Biotechnology Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Copyright Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law - Management, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Information Technology Law, Insurance Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Labor Law - Management, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Bankruptcy, Litigation - Construction, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - First Amendment, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Patent, Litigation - Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Native American Law, Natural Resources Law, Patent Law, Real Estate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, Technology Law, Timber Law, Trademark Law, Venture Capital Law.

The methodology for the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings involved surveying law firm clients, leading lawyers and law firm managers, partners and associates, marketing managers and recruiting officers. All of the feedback was combined into an overall score for each firm.

Earlier this year, 281 Perkins Coie attorneys throughout the country were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

About Perkins Coie: Founded in 1912, Perkins Coie LLP has more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia. The firm provides a full array of corporate, commercial litigation and intellectual property legal services to a broad range of clients, from FORTUNE 50 corporations to emerging growth startups, as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

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