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McAfee & Taft named to 2023 ‘Best Law Firms’ list by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

November 3, 2022

McAfee & Taft received a total of 67 metropolitan Tier 1 practice area rankings – 51 in Oklahoma City and 16 in Tulsa – in the 2023 edition of “Best Law Firms,” a collaborative publication of U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.

Oklahoma’s largest law firm also received seven Tier 2 and two Tier 3 rankings in Oklahoma City and five Tier 2 rankings in Tulsa, for a total of 81 total tier rankings across both metropolitan areas.

McAfee & Taft received metropolitan tier 1 rankings in Oklahoma City in the areas of antitrust law, aviation law, banking and finance law, banking and finance litigation, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, bankruptcy litigation, bet-the-company litigation, biotechnology law, business organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), closely held companies and family businesses law, commercial finance law, commercial litigation, commercial transactions/UCC law, construction law, construction litigation, copyright law, corporate compliance law, corporate governance law, corporate law, eminent domain and condemnation law, employee benefits (ERISA) law, employment law (management), energy law, environmental litigation, equipment finance law, ERISA litigation, financial services regulation law, franchise law, health care law, insurance law, intellectual property litigation, labor and employment litigation, labor law (management), land use and zoning law, mass tort litigation/class actions (defendants), mergers and acquisitions law, nonprofit/charities law, oil and gas law, patent law, patent litigation, real estate law, real estate litigation, securities/capital markets law, securities litigation, securities regulation, tax law, tax litigation, trademark law, trusts and estates law, trusts and estates litigation, and venture capital law.

In the Tulsa metropolitan area, McAfee & Taft received tier 1 rankings in the areas of banking and finance litigation, bankruptcy litigation, business organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), commercial litigation, copyright law, employee benefits (ERISA) law, employment law (management), environmental law, family law, intellectual property litigation, labor and employment litigation, labor law (management), mass tort litigation/class actions (defendants), personal injury litigation (defendants), product liability litigation (defendants), and trademark law.

According to the publishers, “achieving a tiered ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. All three tier rankings represent the highest-level feedback a firm can receive and demonstrate the best in the legal industry across the United States.”  To be eligible for a ranking, at least one lawyer at the firm must be recognized in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.