Nexsen Pruet Receives National Recognition from U.S. News

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Nexsen Pruet has earned multiple national top-tier rankings in the annual U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings for 2020.

The firm has been ranked in the National Tier 2 for Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation - Construction and Public Finance Law. The firm also ranked in National Tier 3 for Corporate Law and Real Estate Law.

In total, Nexsen Pruet earned forty-nine Tier 1 metro rankings in six North and South Carolina cities: Charleston, Charlotte, Columbia, Greensboro, Greenville and Raleigh. Nexsen Pruet earned an additional forty-three Tier 2 and Tier 3 metropolitan rankings in these cities, as well as Hilton Head.

Metropolitan Tier 1


  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law


  • Litigation - Construction


  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law- Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management 
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation 
  • Tax Law


  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law


  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and FIannce Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Economic Development Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Patent Law
  • Real Estate Law 
  • Trademark Law


  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Copyright Law 

See Metropolitan Tier 2 and 3 rankings.

Click here to learn about the methodology used for the 2020 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings

Nexsen Pruet is an AM Law 200 Firm with more than 200 professionals in eight offices providing regional capabilities with international strengths.

About Maynard Nexsen

Maynard Nexsen is a full-service law firm with more than 550 attorneys in 24 offices from coast to coast across the United States. Maynard Nexsen formed in 2023 when two successful, client-centered firms combined to form a powerful national team. Maynard Nexsen’s list of clients spans a wide range of industry sectors and includes both public and private companies. 

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