Press Release12.19.2017

Pullman & Comley Practice Groups Earn Seventeen U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Tier 1 Rankings

BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut:  Seventeen Pullman & Comley practice areas earned Tier 1 rankings on the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s– Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list in the Hartford and Stamford metropolitan areas. 

Firms included in the 2018 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 knowledge.  To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.  Receiving a tier 1 designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, its professionalism and its integrity. 

A comprehensive list of Pullman & Comley’s 2018 Metropolitan Tier 1 “Best Law Firms” rankings is as follows:



Commercial Litigation

Corporate Governance Law

Energy Law

Environmental Law

Family Law


Stamford (including Fairfield County)

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Employment Law – Management

Environmental Law

Family Law

Labor Law – Management

Litigation – Intellectual Property

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Litigation – Securities

Real Estate Law

Trusts & Estates Law

About Pullman & Comley:

With nearly 100 attorneys, Pullman & Comley, LLC is one of Connecticut’s largest firms and provides a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, as well as throughout the United States and internationally. The firm’s major practice areas include business organizations and finance; environmental; government finance; health care; labor, employment law and employee benefits; litigation; property tax and valuation; real estate and land use; regulatory, energy and telecommunications; and trusts and estates.  The firm has Connecticut offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury and an office in White Plains, New York.  The firm is an active member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of law firms.  For more information, please visit

About Best Lawyers:

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® describes itself as “the definitive guide to legal excellence.” Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation with more than 83,000 leading attorneys globally eligible to vote.  For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice." For additional information on Best Lawyers, please visit:

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