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 Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Intellectual Property, Litigation – First Amendment, Litigation – Municipal, Litigation – Real Estate, and Litigation – Trusts and Estates. Overall, the firm was the highest ranked in San Jose, receiving the most Tier 1 votes in the metropolitan region.
“We appreciate the continuing recognition. It is a product of our excellent team of trial lawyers, who strive to provide our clients with the most outstanding service possible,” said James McManis, head of McManis Faulkner.
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About McManis Faulkner
McManis Faulkner, a San Jose, Calif. trial firm, provides a full range of services, representing both corporations and individuals through trial and appeal. The firm handles a wide range of litigation, including commercial, intellectual property, real estate, employment, family, criminal, civil rights, class action, personal injury, probate, and professional negligence. With experienced, well-trained trial lawyers and staff, McManis Faulkner prides itself on its diversity – beyond ethnic, cultural and religious diversity, women comprise a majority of the firm’s management and staff.