McManis Faulkner, a leading Northern California trial firm, has been named a “Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings” law firm in San Jose by the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®. The firm was selected in the categories of Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White Collar – Governmental Investigations; Criminal Defense: White Collar – Litigation; Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation; Litigation – First Amendment; and Litigation – Real Estate.
“The recognition of our practice areas can be attributed to our excellent team of trial lawyers that approaches each matter as if it may go to trial. We dedicate ourselves to excellent client service, always working toward our clients’ best interests,” said James McManis, head of the firm.
Featured in the “Best Law Firms” standalone publication, 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.
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