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Mirick O'Connell Named Tier 1 Firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" in 2021


Mirick O'Connell has been named a Tier 1 firm in Boston and Worcester by U.S. News Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2021.  

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2021 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.

Below are the practice areas in which the award is given:

Metropolitan Tier 1:

  • Family Law


  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commerical Litigation
  • Corporate Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 2:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment.


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