Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky Named by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers to “Best Law Firms List”

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky is pleased to announce that it has once again been named by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers to the “Best Law Firms List.”  Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.  Awards were given in 74 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan practice areas. One “Law Firm of the Year” is named in each of the 74 nationally ranked practice areas.  SMGG has been recognized nationally as a Litigation – First Amendment Best Law Firm and Media Law Best Law Firm, and in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan area as a Best Law Firm in the areas of Litigation (in the areas of Commercial Law, First Amendment Law, Media Law, Construction Law, Real Estate Law and Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights Law), Family Law and Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Litigation – Plaintiffs.


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 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 listed in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.  SMGG has eight lawyers ranked on the list; E.J. Strassburger, David A. Strassburger, Harry F. Kunselman, Alan T. Shuckrow, H. Yale Gutnick, Laura Beth Gutnick, Joseph Lawrence and Christopher J. Azzara.


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