Press Releases Nov 1, 2016

BB&K Earns “Metropolitan Tier 1” Best Law Firm Rankings

U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America 2017 Best Law Firms List

For Immediate Release: Nov. 1, 2016
Media Contact: Denise Nix • 213-787-2552 •

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Best Best & Krieger LLP achieved several “Metropolitan Tier 1” designations from U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America® in its 2017 Best Law Firms rankings. “Tier 1” indicates that these practices were recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

The BB&K Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings are:

  • Los Angeles: Water Law
  • Oakland (Walnut Creek): Litigation – Environmental
  • Orange County (Irvine): Municipal Law
  • Sacramento: Appellate Practice, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Municipal, Municipal Law
  • San Diego: Land Use & Zoning Law

One of the hallmarks of BB&K’s services is the ability to offer our municipal and public agency clients a full range of legal services, which includes litigation support. We are well-known for our long-standing environmental law practice, which includes the leading authorities in water law. We advise clients on a wide variety of zoning, planning and land use matters. These practices work closely with each other, and others in the firm, to provide a one-stop-shop law firm for our public agency clients.

The Best Law Firms rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on surveys and Best Lawyers peer review. The 2017 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record, according to U.S. News-Best Lawyers. 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 U.S. More than 10,000 attorneys provided more than 800,000 law firm assessments, and more than10,000 clients provided more than 90,000 evaluations. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier 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. Learn more by clicking here.


Best Best & Krieger LLP is a national law firm that focuses on environmental, business, education, municipal and telecommunications law for public agency and private clients. With 200 attorneys, the law firm has nine offices nationwide, including Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit or follow @BBKlaw on Twitter.

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