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West Hartford, CT, United States, November 5, 2020 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the eleventh consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 4 practice areas.

Firms included in the 2021 “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.

The 2021 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas.

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.

Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC received the following rankings in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”:

Regional Tier 1
Commercial Litigation

Regional Tier 2
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law


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About Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC

Shipman Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC is a small firm comprised of senior-level attorneys concentrating on business law, commercial real estate transactions and litigation.  The firm’s attorneys pride themselves on a client-oriented practice and successful results. Several of the attorneys have the highest possible peer ratings in Martindale Hubbell; and have been recognized by Best Lawyers® in America and Superlawyers®.

The firm’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, as well as small-to-medium sized businesses, and they provide a full range of legal services. The attorneys have a combined 130 years of legal problem-solving across a wide range of disciplines: corporate, commercial and real estate litigation; shareholder disputes; administrative law and regulatory matters; commercial real estate transactions; financing; business entity formation, transactions and dissolution; employment matters; land use and zoning; eminent domain and condemnation; creditors’ rights and bankruptcy; municipal law; property tax appeals; arbitration and mediation.