U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Honors Cleveland, Waters and Bass
Named 2014 Metropolitan Tier 1 Firm in Two Practice Areas
CONCORD, N.H. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A., is pleased to announce its 2014 First Tier ranking by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” It received this ranking for Concord, New Hampshire in both real estate law and land use and zoning law.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of this area’s leading law firms,” said the firm’s president, Philip M. Hastings. “We continue to be dedicated to providing top quality legal services to clients throughout northern New England in real estate and several other practice areas.”
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 19th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.
Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
The 2014 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. Awards were given in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan practice areas.
Founded in 1959, Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A., represents individuals and businesses throughout New Hampshire and northern New England. A substantial portion of the firm’s practice is devoted to the representation of businesses of all sizes and includes business formation and governance, employment law, commercial transactions, real estate development and finance, commercial litigation and bankruptcy. The firm practice areas also include all forms of civil and administrative litigation and trust and estate planning. Cleveland, Waters and Bass is a member of the Legal Netlink Alliance, an international alliance of independent law firms.