November 2023

Sideman & Bancroft Ranks as a Tier 1 Best Law Firm


We are delighted to announce that Sideman & Bancroft has been recognized as a Tier 1 Firm in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms. In addition, Sideman & Bancroft has also ranked Tier 1 in the following service areas:

Tier 1 in Litigation and Controversy – Tax

Tier 1 in Tax Law

Tier 1 in Trademark Law

Tier 1 in Trusts and Estates

Best Law Firms® rankings are “based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of clients and professional reference evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, industry leader interviews and review of additional firmographic highlights provided by law firms as part of the formal research submission process”.

At Sideman & Bancroft, we take immense pride in our latest achievements as a Tier 1 Firm in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms. Our dedication to excellence is not just a commitment; it’s a legacy that has earned the trust of the largest global corporations and the wealthiest families in America.

Our esteemed team of attorneys consistently delivers exceptional service, creativity, and unwavering commitment.  Our clients recognize the importance of engaging professionals who truly understand their aspirations, whether in business or life.

Founded in 1978 by Richard J. Sideman and David P. Bancroft, former assistant U.S. attorneys, our firm set a pioneering standard in Northern California by venturing into private practice. With a foundation in tax controversy and criminal defense, Sideman & Bancroft remains steadfast in these core areas while expanding into ten specialized practice groups.

In 2020, in response to our American clients’ growing demand for local European counsel and the needs of our European clients for expert support in the United States, we established Sideman & Bancroft Europe. This expansion focuses on global intellectual property matters, demonstrating our entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to aligning our services with the evolving needs of our clients.

We are honored to serve our clients, and we remain dedicated to providing the highest level of legal expertise and service.