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Robinson+Cole received 43 first-tier metropolitan rankings, including 30 in the city of Hartford, in the 2023 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 rankings: Tier 1 ranking for Land Use & Zoning Law, Tier 2 rankings for Information Technology Law and Real Estate Law, and a Tier 3 ranking in Labor Law – Management.

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 2023 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 29th 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. Criminal Defense: White Collar
  9. Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  10. Employment Law – Management
  11. Energy Law
  12. Environmental Law
  13. Equipment Finance Law
  14. Health Care Law
  15. Insurance Law
  16. Labor Law – Management
  17. Land Use & Zoning Law
  18. Litigation – Banking & Finance
  19. Litigation – Bankruptcy
  20. Litigation – Construction
  21. Litigation – Environmental
  22. Litigation – Intellectual Property
  23. Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  24. Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  25. Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  26. Public Finance Law
  27. Real Estate Law
  28. Securities/Capital Markets Law
  29. Tax Law
  30. Trademark Law

Stamford, CT – Tier 1

  1. Appellate Practice
  2. Environmental Law
  3. Insurance Law
  4. 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. Energy Regulatory Law
  2. Insurance Law
  3. Litigation – Insurance
  4. Privacy and Data Security Law
  5. Real Estate Law

About Robinson+Cole

Robinson+Cole is an AmLaw 200 law firm established over 177 years ago, with a deeply-rooted culture of collaboration, civility and inclusion. The Mansfield Rule Certified-firm has 250 lawyers in eleven offices throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Florida and California, serving 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