Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 29 practice areas. This is the eighth consecutive year that U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have announced the “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Firms included in the 2018 “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 2018 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas. One “Law Firm of the Year” is named in each of the 74 nationally ranked 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.


Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC received the following rankings in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”:

National Tier 2

  •         Land Use & Zoning Law

National Tier 3
Regional Tier 1

  •             Appellate Practice
  •             Arbitration
  •             Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  •             Commercial Litigation
  •             Corporate Law
  •             Employment Law – Management
  •             Environmental Law
  •             Family Law
  •             Litigation – Banking & Finance
  •             Litigation – Environmental
  •             Litigation – First Amendment
  •             Litigation – Intellectual Property
  •             Litigation – Labor & Employment
  •             Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  •             Litigation – Municipal
  •             Litigation – Real Estate
  •             Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  •             Mediation
  •             Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  •             Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  •             Real Estate Law
  •             Trusts & Estates Law

Regional Tier 2

  •             Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  •             First Amendment Law
  •             Land Use & Zoning Law
  •             Litigation – Bankruptcy
  •             Litigation – Securities
  •             Trademark Law

Regional Tier 3

  •             Criminal Defense: White-Collar