Best Law Firms: U.S. News and Best Lawyers recognize Motley Rice in rankings

Two members named 2013 "Lawyers of the Year"

MT. PLEASANT, SC - Motley Rice is proud to announce that U.S. News - Best Lawyers® has again named the firm in its 2013 National and Metropolitan First-Tier rankings of "Best Law Firms." Firm co-founder Joseph Rice (DC, SC) and securities attorney William Narwold (CT, DC, NY, SC) were also recognized as 2013 Best Lawyers in America® "Lawyers of the Year" in their fields of practice for the cities in which they practice.

Motley Rice LLC was ranked by U.S. News - Best Lawyers in the followed categories:

National First-Tier Rankings

  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions- Plaintiffs

Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings

  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action- Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs (Charleston, S.C.)
  • Litigation- Banking & Finance (Hartford, C.T.)

Rice and Narwold were individually recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the following cities and practice areas:

Joseph F. Rice

William H. Narwold

Best Lawyers teamed up with U.S. News & World Report three years ago to rank U.S. law firms. The U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers as part of the annual peer review assessment.

Best Lawyers is the oldest publication in the legal profession ranking lawyers based on evaluations by their professional peers. Only one lawyer in each practice area and community is honored annually as a "Lawyer of the Year," and this honor is reserved for those who receive high ratings by "earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity."

Learn more about the selection process for "Best Law Firms" and "Lawyers of the Year."

Complete selection methodology for U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" and Best Lawyers in America® "Lawyers of the Year" can be found here.

For more information about Motley Rice, contact Joseph Rice (DC, SC) at 1.800.768.4026 or 28 Bridgeside Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464, or William Narwold (CT, DC, NY, SC) at 860.882.1676 or One Corporate Center, 20 Church St., 17th Floor,
Hartford, CT 06103.

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