U.S. News Ranks Reid & Hellyer Tier 1 in More Practice Areas Than Any Other Law Office Located in the Inland Empire
November 1, 2011
Reid & Hellyer, a full-service business law firm serving Southern California, was ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as one of the top firms in inland Southern California for eight business-related practice areas- more practice areas than any other law office located in the Inland Empire.
As reported in The Press-Enterprise, the firm was in a select group of law firms in the Inland region to receive this designation, and was included in the company of national and global firms. The Tier 1 rankings for the Riverside metropolitan area include:
- Commercial Litigation
- Corporate Law
- Employment Law - Management
- Labor Law - Management
- Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
- Litigation - Labor & Employment
- Litigation - Real Estate
- Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
"I am humbled that we were recognized nationally for offering the same high-quality litigation and business law services as some of the largest firms in the nation," said Michael G. Kerbs, president of Reid & Hellyer. "In business and real estate related fields, I am pleased to say that Reid & Hellyer was in a select group of firms rated as Tier 1. Litigation and business are the core of our firm and we will continue to strive for excellence."
Riverside was the city in the Inland Empire with the most law firms ranked by U.S. News. The other inland cities include San Bernardino, Ontario and Rancho Mirage. Among those cities, no law office located in the Inland Empire was ranked in as many practice areas as Reid & Hellyer, with all of those practice areas ranked Tier 1.
The 2011 "Best Law Firms" is the second year to rank the best firms that make up the U.S. legal profession and is a special honor signifying a combination of excellence and expertise. The rankings were determined by quantitative and qualitative data collected from surveys of 41,284 individual leading lawyers.
Additionally, Reid & Hellyer attorney David G. Moore received the "Best Lawyer" designation for commercial litigation. Moore joins several of the firm's other attorneys who have been ranked for many years as having the "highest level of professional excellence" by their peers in the legal community in the highly regarded Martindale-Hubbell legal directory.
Headquartered in Riverside, Calif., Reid & Hellyer has been serving the Inland Empire for more than 100 years as one of the most-respected full-service law firms in Southern California, providing legal services in business and real estate litigation, real estate development, transactional law, media law, bankruptcy and mediation. Reid & Hellyer serves individual and business clients of national, regional and local prominence.