Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP, a preeminent full-service law firm specializing in real estate, today announced it was named the 2018 National Tier 1 Law Firm of the Year for Land Use and Zoning Law in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. The annual list recognizes law firms nationwide for their impressive ratings from clients and peers, legal acumen and practice excellence. In addition to earning National Tier 1 Law Firm of the Year for Land Use and Zoning Law, Cox, Castle & Nicholson also was recognized in the National Tier 1 rankings for environmental law and real estate law; National Tier 2 for environmental litigation; and National Tier 3 for natural resources law. The firm’s San Francisco, Orange County and Los Angeles offices also were ranked more than a dozen times in the Metropolitan Tier 1, 2, and 3 categories for practice areas spanning litigation to real estate law.
“Earning ‘National Tier 1 Law Firm of the Year’ for land use and zoning law is a proud accomplishment for Cox, Castle & Nicholson, and we gladly share this honor with our esteemed clients and business peers,” said Mario Camara, senior partner on Cox, Castle & Nicholson’s Management Committee. “We deliver superior legal counsel that solves our clients’ complex real estate, business and litigation challenges, and are pleased to be included among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms for an eighth time.”
Firms included in the 2018 Best Law Firms rankings are recognized for their professional excellence and impressive ratings from clients and peers. For firms to be eligible, they must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States. Twenty-three Cox, Castle & Nicholson attorneys were selected to the 2018 Best Lawyers list, several of whom were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.
Now in its eighth year, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers reviewed nearly 14,000 law firms nationwide – across 75 practice areas – and a total of 1,911 firms received a national law firm ranking. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading attorneys and clients in the same communities and practice areas for its abilities, professionalism and integrity. The 2018 “Best Law Firms” ranking can be viewed in its entirety at bestlawfirms.usnews.com. For a full list of Cox, Castle & Nicholson’s Best Law Firms rankings, click here.
About Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP
Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP delivers strategic legal counsel and services to developers, public agencies, energy companies, lenders, investors, joint ventures, pension funds, landlords, tenants, corporations, high net-worth individuals and others in the management of their complex real estate, business and litigation challenges. Founded in 1968, the firm has more than 130 attorneys in offices in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Francisco. For more information, visit www.coxcastle.com. Follow the firm on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.