November 2017

Sideman & Bancroft Ranked in Eight Practice Areas in U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2018 “Best Law Firms Survey”


Sideman & Bancroft LLP is proud to announce that the firm was ranked in two national and three metropolitan practice areas in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” survey published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. The 2018 “Best Law Firms” national rankings cover 75 practice areas, while as many as 122 practice areas are covered on the metropolitan lists.

Sideman & Bancroft’s 2018 national and metropolitan practice area rankings are listed below:

National Tier 2
Litigation – Tax

National Tier 3
Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 1 – San Francisco
Family Law
Family Law Mediation
Litigation – Tax
Tax Law
Trust & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 – San Francisco

Metropolitan Tier 3 – San Francisco
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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 expertise. The 2018 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. 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 US. Over 13,000 attorneys provided more than 1,000,000 law firm assessments, and over 7,500 clients provided more than 65,000 evaluations.