High Swartz Recognized as a 2020 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.

High Swartz is proud to announce it has received a “Best Law Firm” nod and has been recognized nationally in Land Use and Zoning Law and Litigation for 2020.

Also, in the Philadelphia Metropolitan region, High Swartz has been recognized as a Tier 1 firm in Family Law, Family Law Mediation and Municipal Law.

To achieve a “Best Law Firm” ranking, a firm must have at least one lawyer included on The Best Lawyers in America© list. Attorneys are neither required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed. For 2019, 9 High Swartz attorneys were named among Best Lawyers:

Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants in Doylestown, PA
Thomas E. Panzer

Land Use and Zoning Law in Norristown, PA
David J. Brooman & Gilbert P. High Jr.

Labor and Employment Litigation in Norristown, PA
Thomas D. Rees

Land Use and Zoning Litigation in Norristown, PA
David J. Brooman

Municipal Litigation in Norristown, PA
Gilbert P. High Jr.

Real Estate Litigation in Norristown, PA
Gilbert P. High Jr.

Municipal Law in Norristown, PA
Gilbert P. High Jr. & William F. Kerr, Jr.

Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Norristown, PA
Richard C. Sokorai

Real Estate Law in Norristown, PA
Arnold Heller

Family Law “Lawyer of the Year – Philadelphia
Melissa M. Boyd

Family Law in Norristown, PA
Melissa M. Boyd & Mary Cushing Doherty

Family Law Arbitration in Norristown, PA
Melissa M. Boyd & Mary Cushing Doherty

Family Law Mediation in Norristown, PA
Mary Cushing Doherty

Land Use and Zoning Law in Norristown, PA
David J. Brooman & Gilbert P. High Jr.

Labor and Employment Litigation in Norristown, PA
Thomas D. Rees

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey, the Law Firm Leaders Survey, and Best Lawyers peer review.

The highest honor, a Tier 1 ranking, is based on a firm’s overall evaluation, which is derived from a combination of its clients’ impressive feedback, the regard that lawyers in other firms in the same practice areas have for the firm, and information that the firm provided to Best Lawyers via a survey.

Below are the itemized results:

  • National Tier 2
    1. Land Use & Zoning Law
  • National Tier 3
    1. Litigation – Real Estate
  • Metropolitan Tier 1
    1. Philadelphia
      1. Family Law
      2. Family Law Mediation
      3. Land Use & Zoning Law
      4. Municipal Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2
    1. Philadelphia
      1. Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
      2. Litigation – Municipal
      3. Litigation – Real Estate
      4. Real Estate Law
      5. Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants
  • Metropolitan Tier 3
    1. Philadelphia
      1. Litigation – Labor & Employment
      2. Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs