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Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is Recognized as a U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firm" for Patent Law and Trademark Law

November 1, 2017 (Boston,  MA) - Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally and regionally as a top tier firm for patent and trademark law.  It is the fifth year in a row that the firm has been recognized for patent law.  For 2018, the firm is also recognized for its expertise in trademark law.

In order for a law firm to be eligible for a tier ranking in a particular area of practice, at least one lawyer of the firm must be listed among the top four percent of practicing attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America©  in that practice area.  This year, seven attorneys at Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds achieved this ranking. 

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. John DuPré, President and Principal at Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, commented, “We are pleased that our firm is recognized as a “Best Law Firm” for both patent law and trademark law.  In addition, we are proud that more of the attorneys in our firm have been identified as among The Best Lawyers in America.” 

Each year, the U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings continue to attract a higher number of participating firms and a higher number of client ballots.  Over 10,000 attorneys provided more than 800,000 law firm assessments, and over 10,000 clients provided more than 90,000 evaluations.