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November 1, 2011

Motley Rice Honored: Firm ranked by Best Lawyers

U.S. News and Best Lawyers® recognize firm

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - (Nov. 1, 2011) - U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® honored Motley Rice in the 2011-2012 national and metropolitan rankings for "Best Law Firms."

The rankings, based on extensive evaluations and peer review process, are applied on a national and local level. A first-tier ranking is the highest honor in the tiered structure. Motley Rice received the following "Best Law Firms" rankings:

National Rankings:

Tier 1

  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions- Plaintiffs

 Metropolitan Rankings:

Tier 1

  • Charleston, S.C. for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions and Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs
  • Rhode Island for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions- Plaintiffs

Tier 2

  • Hartford, CT for Litigation- Banking and Finance

The U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® are the leading national survey publication for legal professionals and have combined efforts to rank approximately 9,000 firms in more than 80 practice areas. Thousands of clients and lawyers are asked to evaluate firms in a variety of practice groups to compile this edition. The Best Lawyers® website has the complete list and selection methodology available.

About Motley Rice LLC

Motley Rice is one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation firms. Motley Rice attorneys have experience taking on large corporate wrongdoers in complex civil cases, including asbestos lawsuits, the historic tobacco litigation and the lawsuit against terrorist financiers on behalf of 9/11 families and survivors. The firm litigates cases in numerous other areas including prescription drugs such as Topamax® and Actos®. Motley Rice LLC is headquartered in the Charleston, S.C., area and has additional offices in California; Connecticut; New York; Rhode Island; Washington, D.C.; and West Virginia. For more information contact lawyer Joe Rice (DC, SC) at 1.800.768.4026. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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