Roberts & Stevens has been recognized in the 2011-2012 U.S. News–Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. As a National Tier Two Firm, Roberts & Stevens has been recognized in the category of Trusts & Estates Litigation. In consideration with other Asheville Law Firms, Roberts & Stevens has been named a Tier One Firm in 18 categories. They include: Administrative/Regulatory Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Education Law; Environmental Law and Litigation; Land Use & Zoning Law; Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Natural Resources Law; Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants; Real Estate Law and Litigation; Tax Law and Litigation; and Trusts & Estates Law and Litigation. Also in consideration with other Asheville Law Firms, Roberts & Stevens has been named a Tier Two Law Firm in Employment Law-Management and Land Use & Zoning Litigation.
The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2011-2012 Best Law Firms rankings mark the second year of this annual analysis. These rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase 9,633 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 119 major legal practice areas. The Roberts & Stevens’ rankings are for the Metropolitan Area of Asheville, NC.
Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.