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Greensfelder Earns High Rankings in 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’

Greensfelder Earns High Rankings in 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’

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ST. LOUIS – Nov. 6, 2019 – Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., is pleased to announce that the firm has been highly ranked nationally and in St. Louis and Chicago in the 2021 edition of the U.S News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” The firm received the highest possible ranking – in Tier 1 – for Franchise Law and garnered other high national rankings for multiple practice areas.


“We are honored that Greensfelder has again been highly ranked nationally and in St. Louis and Chicago in the industry-leading U.S News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ guide,” said Greensfelder President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin T. McLaughlin. “We are very proud of our outstanding lawyers and staff who contribute each day to the successes of our clients across the full spectrum of legal and business service needs.”


In addition to Franchise Law, Greensfelder was ranked nationally for the following practice areas: 


Advertising LawAppellate PracticeHealth Care LawLitigation – ConstructionLitigation – ERISA


The firm was ranked in Tier 1 for the St. Louis metropolitan area for the following practice areas:

Advertising LawAppellate PracticeCommercial Litigation Construction LawCorporate LawEmployee Benefits (ERISA) LawEmployment Law – ManagementFranchise LawHealth Care LawLabor Law – ManagementLitigation – ConstructionLitigation – InsuranceLitigation – Labor & EmploymentMergers & Acquisitions LawReal Estate LawTax LawTrusts & Estates Law


The firm also was highly ranked in St. Louis for the following practice areas:


Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)Copyright LawCriminal Defense: White-CollarGovernment Relations PracticeLitigation – ERISAMedical Malpractice Law – DefendantsNonprofit / Charities LawPatent LawPersonal Injury Litigation - DefendantsSecurities / Capital Markets Law


For the Chicago metropolitan area, Greensfelder was ranked in Tier 1 for Franchise Law and was highly ranked for Criminal Defense-White Collar.


Produced by The Best Lawyers in America® and U.S. News & World Report, the annual “Best Law Firms” ranks law firms based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2021 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 26th edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty. The 2021 rankings incorporate 8.3 million evaluations of more than 110,000 leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms. The rankings cover 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan practice areas. The rankings can be seen by visiting


Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., founded in 1895, is a full-service law firm with offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Southern Illinois. Greensfelder offers comprehensive legal solutions for clients locally, nationally and internationally. Areas of practice include business services; communications and media; construction; educational, religious and tax-exempt organizations; employee benefits; employment and labor; energy; franchising and distribution; health care; intellectual property; litigation; real estate; securities and financial services; and trusts and estates. Find out more at

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