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Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Named To The 2018 U.S. News-Best Lawyers 'Best Law Firms' List By U.S. News & World Report & The Best Lawyers

November 06, 2017

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Orlando, FL – Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce the firm has once again been recognized as one of the country’s leading firms in the 2018 edition of the “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.

The firm received a national tier ranking in Land Use & Zoning Law. Additionally, the firm has received 25 first-tier metropolitan rankings which include Appellate LawBanking and Finance LawBankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial LitigationConstruction LawCopyright LawCorporate Compliance LawCorporate Governance LawCorporate LawEnvironmental Law, Government Relations Practice, Insurance Law, Land Use & Zoning LawLeisure and Hospitality Law, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation - Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation - Real EstateMortgage Banking Foreclosure LawReal Estate LawSecurities / Capital Markets Law and Trusts & Estates Law.

The 2018 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Over 13,000 attorneys provided more than 1,000,000 law firm assessments, and over 7,500 clients provided more than 65,000 evaluations. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed Best Lawyers in that particular location and specialty.

The 2018 “Best Law Firms” list will be featured in two publications. The national First Tier rankings will be in the Fourth Edition of the “Best Law Firms” Legal Issue, which will be distributed in January to more than 35,000 C-level executives. National and metropolitan First Tier rankings will be featured in the “Best Law Firms” General Counsel Publication, which will be distributed in December to more than 30,000 in-house counsel, and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide.

The 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.


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 specialty.


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Founded in Orlando, Florida in 1969, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., is a multi-discipline business law firm. Our attorneys represent corporate, entrepreneurial and individual clients across a myriad of industries locally, nationally and beyond our borders, from offices in Orlando, Mount Dora and Melbourne, and through Meritas, an established global alliance of independent law firms offering local insight, local rates and world-class client service. LOCAL ROOTS. BROAD REACH.SM

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