ROANOKE, Va. (November 1, 2017) – The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. In its 24th edition, Best Lawyers in America highlights the top 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. The firm secured rankings in 25 practice areas, including 24 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings – the highest regional honor – in 24 practice areas:
Metropolitan Tier 1 – Roanoke

Metropolitan Tier 1 – Roanoke

Metropolitan Tier 3 – Roanoke

About Gentry Locke

With more than 55 lawyers practicing across a range of disciplines, Gentry Locke brings uncommon thinking and deep experience to the legal and business challenges of companies, institutions, organizations and individuals—a commitment the firm has met since 1923. Operating from offices in Roanoke and Lynchburg, Va., Gentry Locke serves clients in Virginia and across the U.S., as well as worldwide as a member firm of the ALFA International Legal Network. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring www.gentrylocke.com.

About “Best Law Firms”

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and practice area.

About Best Lawyers

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer review evaluation. More than 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and more than 13 million votes have been cast to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, so inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”