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Davis & Gilbert Receives National and Metropolitan Recognition in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2015 Rankings

New York, NY, November 3, 2014 – Davis & Gilbert is pleased to announce that the firm received a total of eight Nationwide and Metropolitan rankings in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" rankings by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers.

Four practice groups were recognized, with rankings in the following categories:


  • Advertising Law (Tier 1)
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment (Tier 2)
  • Real Estate Law (Tier 2)

New York City Metropolitan:

  • Advertising Law (Tier 1)
  • Employment Law – Management (Tier 1)
  • Employment Law – Individuals (Tier 1)
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment (Tier 1)
  • Real Estate Law (Tier 1)

To view the firm’s rankings on the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” website, please click here.

Davis & Gilbert’s consistent top-tier ranking in both the nationwide and New York City advertising categories further supports the firm’s reputation as an industry leader and pioneer within the field. We represent the world’s leading advertising, marketing, digital, technology and media services companies, as well as many of the top global brand marketers, on virtually every business and legal issue relating to marketing, promoting, advertising and selling. We are at the forefront of changes sweeping the marketing and communications industry, and no law firm can match Davis & Gilbert’s in-depth expertise in meeting all needs of advertisers and agencies, or has more attorneys dedicated to this work.

Real Estate
With one of the premier real estate practices in New York City, Davis & Gilbert is consistently recognized for handling Manhattan’s largest retail, office, and commercial leases on behalf of landlords and tenants, as well as a range of other real estate matters involving the ownership, conveyancing and financing of properties across the country. The firm represents tenants in a range of industries, as well as pension trusts and the owners of many high-profile office buildings and complexes.

Litigation – Labor & Employment
Comprised of seasoned trial lawyers and former federal and state prosecutors, Davis & Gilbert’s litigation practice group handles disputes for companies in the service sector and other “people intensive” businesses. Our practice focuses on representing clients in litigation arising from restrictive covenants, employment contracts, executive compensations, trade secrets and technology related disputes. We also have extensive experience in handling disputes related to federal and state wage and hour laws (both in connection with individual and class action claims), anti-discrimination laws, Sarbanes-Oxley and ERISA.

Labor & Employment
Davis & Gilbert’s innovative guidance on both routine and complex employment concerns has made us the “go-to” firm for all types of businesses, especially those in creative industries, seeking to protect their best interests while providing a desirable environment for employees. The firm’s labor & employment attorneys regularly counsel and advise companies on the full range of employment matters and disputes including restrictive covenants, reductions-in-force, discrimination and wage and hour issues.

About "Best Law Firms"
The “Best Law Firms” rankings, a joint effort of U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers, are based on a rigorous evaluation process including participation from thousands of clients, highly skilled lawyers and law firm representatives. The fifth edition of these rankings features law firms that were given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers.

About Davis & Gilbert
Davis & Gilbert LLP is an independent, strategically focused, full service, multi-disciplinary law firm of more than 110 lawyers. Founded over a century ago and located in a single office in New York City, the firm represents a wide range of clients - including some of the world's largest public companies, small and mid-size independent companies, partnerships, joint ventures, large media conglomerates and multinational holding companies - throughout the United States and internationally. Davis & Gilbert is widely regarded as the #1 law firm for the marketing communications industry and has practices focusing on real estate, litigation, intellectual property, labor & employment, corporate and middle market M&A, and private client services. Davis & Gilbert is ranked in publications and legal directories such as Chambers, Legal 500 and Best Law Firms. The firm has also been consistently recognized in The BTI Consulting Group’s “Client Service A-Team” (2012-2015) and in The National Law Journal’s Midsize Hot List (2012-2014).

For more information, please contact:
Dawn Gertz Longfield
Chief Marketing Officer