McManis Faulkner, a leading Northern California trial firm, has received four “Metropolitan Tier One Rankings” in Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms®” 2024 edition. The firm earned Tier One designations in the categories of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – First Amendment, and Litigation – Intellectual Property in the San Jose metropolitan area.
“All of us at McManis Faulkner are proud to deliver exceptional legal services on behalf of our clients, and these rankings are evidence of the continued respect peers have for our firm and a tribute to the hard work of our team to grow and excel in these areas,” said James McManis, founding partner of McManis Faulkner.
McManis Faulkner was also honored in the categories of Appellate Law (Tier Two), Family Law (Tier Two), Litigation – Real Estate (Tier Two), Litigation – Trusts and Estates (Tier Two), and Criminal Defense – White Collar (Tier Three) in San Jose. In addition to the overall firm rankings, James McManis, William Faulkner, Elizabeth Pipkin, Michael Reedy and Tyler Atkinson were recently selected for inclusion in Best Law Firms’ companion publication, Best Lawyers in America, with Abimael “A.J.” Bastida and Hilary Weddell recognized as Best Lawyers Ones to Watch 2024.
Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms®” rankings are based on a meticulous evaluation process that includes collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their fields, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Achieving “Tier One” and other rankings signifies a quality law practice and breadth of legal experience and knowledge in the recognized areas.
About Best Lawyers
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About McManis Faulkner
A San Jose, California based trial firm, provides a full range of litigation services, representing both corporations and individuals through trial and appeal. The firm handles a wide range of litigation, including business, civil rights, class actions, criminal, employment, family, general civil, intellectual property, personal injury, probate, and professional negligence. With experienced, well-trained trial lawyers and staff, McManis Faulkner prides itself on its ethnic, cultural and religious diversity.