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Robinson+Cole received 36 first-tier metropolitan rankings, including 25 in the city of Hartford, in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Law firms included in the publication are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

Robinson+Cole also received four national, Tier 2 rankings for Information Technology Law, Labor Law – Management, Land Use & Zoning Law and Real Estate Law.

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 the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2021 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty. The full methodology can be found at

Robinson+Cole achieved first-tier metropolitan rankings in the following practice areas:

Hartford, CT – Tier 1

  1. Appellate Practice
  2. Banking and Finance Law
  3. Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  4. Bet-the-Company Litigation
  5. Commercial Litigation
  6. Construction Law
  7. Corporate Law
  8. Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  9. Employment Law – Management
  10. Energy Law
  11. Environmental Law
  12. Equipment Finance Law
  13. Health Care Law
  14. Insurance Law
  15. Land Use & Zoning Law
  16. Litigation – Banking & Finance
  17. Litigation – Bankruptcy
  18. Litigation – Construction
  19. Litigation – Environmental
  20. Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  21. Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  22. Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  23. Public Finance Law
  24. Real Estate Law
  25. Securities/Capital Markets Law

Stamford, CT – Tier 1

  1. Litigation – Intellectual Property

 Wilmington, DE – Tier 1

  1. Litigation – Bankruptcy

Boston, MA – Tier 1

  1. Information Technology Law
  2. Land Use & Zoning Law
  3. Real Estate Law

Rhode Island – Tier 1

  1. Commercial Finance Law
  2. Energy Law
  3. Insurance Law
  4. Litigation – Insurance
  5. Privacy and Data Security Law
  6. Real Estate Law

About Robinson+Cole

Robinson+Cole is an AmLaw 200 law firm established 175 years ago with a deeply-rooted culture of collaboration, civility and inclusion. With more than 220 lawyers in eleven offices throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Florida and California, we serve regional, national, and international clients, from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Robinson+Cole is a service mark of Robinson & Cole LLP. For more information, please visit