Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP was named the U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Law Firm of the Year" in the "Criminal Defense: White Collar-Governmental Investigations" category. The "Best Law Firms" survey published in U.S. News & World Report recognizes one firm in each of the 75 nationally ranked legal practice areas based on a comprehensive evaluation process that includes client surveys and peer evaluations. This is the first year that "Best Law Firms" has selected firms to receive this honor. RK&O also received national recognition in Private Equity Law.
"We owe a debt of gratitude to our clients for recommending us for this honor and to the highly talented lawyers and staff at Richards Kibbe & Orbe, who work tirelessly to deliver value, wise counsel and loyalty to our clients," said Ken Werner, the Firm's Managing Partner. "We are proud to accept such a prestigious honor."
The firm also ranked highly in the New York and Washington D.C. law firm rankings in the practice areas of White-Collar Litigation, Securities Litigation and Securities Regulation.
The survey ranked over 9,000 firms across the United States. The rankings will be featured in the November print issue of U.S. News & World Report.