Rankings & Awards
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
For the 13th consecutive year, Crowe & Dunlevy has received the most Metropolitan Tier 1 practice area rankings of any firm in Oklahoma, according to U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’® 2023 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm received 58 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in Oklahoma City and 20 in Tulsa, along with a total of 15 Metropolitan Tier 2 rankings in Oklahoma City , Tulsa and Dallas/Fort Worth and two Metropolitan Tier 3 rankings in Dallas/Fort Worth and Oklahoma City.
The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey, the Law Firm Leaders Survey and Best Lawyers® peer review. Methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical region and legal practice area.
2023 Best Law Firms Methodology
2023 Best Law Firms Rankings
2023 Best Law Firms
Chambers & Partners, an international legal publisher, has been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990 and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Chambers & Partners ranks lawyers and law firms based on the research of its 150 full-time editors and researchers, as well as information submitted by law firms and in-depth telephone interviews with attorneys and firms. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.
Crowe & Dunlevy is the only firm to be ranked in all Oklahoma areas of legal practice and one of only three firms ranked in the Native American law area of legal practice in Oklahoma. The firm received Band 1 rankings in the following areas of legal practice: corporate/commercial, energy & natural resources, environment, healthcare, intellectual property, labor & employment, Native American law, real estate and tax, and a Band 2 ranking in the litigation: general commercial area of legal practice.
Benchmark Litigation & Benchmark Plaintiff
Crowe & Dunlevy has been named the 2023 Oklahoma Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation, the publication which exclusively covers litigation and disputes markets in North America. Only one firm per state receives this award each year as recognition for their work during the last 12 months.
The publication recognized Crowe & Dunlevy as a Highly Recommended firm, a designation held for firms that consistently receive the most mentions by peers and clients. Firms with the Highly Recommended distinction are generally regarded as dominant in their particular jurisdiction. The 2023 Benchmark Litigation guide also named 6 attorneys as Local Litigation Stars, named three attorneys as Future Stars and named six attorneys as Labor & Employment Stars – South. The publication also named two attorneys to the Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List.
Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For a quarter century, Best Lawyers has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in unfamiliar jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties.
Best Lawyers® compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. For the new U.S. edition, more than 50 percent of the lawyers listed in Best Lawyers® cast more than 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in the same and related specialties.
The 2023 edition of Best Lawyers® recognizes 87 Crowe & Dunlevy attorneys to the top lawyers in the nation, including eight attorneys honored as Lawyer of the Year and 12 named to the publication’s Ones to Watch list. More than half of the Crowe & Dunlevy attorneys listed have been recognized for 10 or more years. Two of the firm’s attorneys have been listed in the guide every year since it first published in 1983.
Oklahoma Super Lawyers magazine recently selected 27 Crowe & Dunlevy attorneys for inclusion to its list of some of the state’s top lawyers in 2022. More than half of the firm’s ranked attorneys have been recognized as Super Lawyers for 10 or more years. Additionally, 11 attorneys were recognized as 2022 Oklahoma Rising Stars.
In addition to being included in the 2022 Super Lawyers publication, attorneys have been ranked in the Top 10 Oklahoma Super Lawyers 2022 list, Top 50 Oklahoma Super Lawyers 2022 list, and Top 25 Women Oklahoma Super Lawyers 2022 list.
According to the Super Lawyers website, attorneys are selected through a multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Oklahoma Rising Stars recognizes those who this criterion indicates are the state’s up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.
Oklahoma Super Lawyers & Rising Stars 2022 Selection Process
Oklahoma Super Lawyers & Rising Stars 2022