Larkin Hoffman Receives High Rankings by U.S. News® – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2014


Larkin Hoffman has again received numerous national and metropolitan rankings from U.S. News - Best Lawyers for 2014. Firms included in the annual rankings are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Larkin Hoffman has been named a Tier 1 Metropolitan firm for Franchise Law. Attorneys Joseph Fittante and Charles Modell were earlier selected for the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® with Mr. Modell receiving the additional honor of being named the 2014 Minneapolis Franchise Law “Lawyer of the Year.” The firm was also honored to be named a Tier 2 National Franchise “Best Law Firm.”

The firm’s Land Use & Zoning Law team also received Tier 1 Metropolitan recognition and a national ranking in Tier 2. Attorneys Peter Coyle, Bill Griffith and  Peder Larson were also named in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. In addition, the firm was recognized as a Tier 1 Metropolitan firm for Land Use & Zoning Law Litigation.

In addition, attorneys James Susag, Bill Thornton, Paul Linstroth and Robert Hoffman were listed in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2014. and the firm was recognized for its practices in the categories of Environmental Law, Litigation – Tax, Municipal Law, Real Estate Law, and Tax Law

“We are pleased to once again have so many of our attorneys and practices recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” and The Best Lawyers in America,” said Larkin Hoffman President, Bill Griffith. “We give client service our highest priority and are grateful that these rankings reflect our success in doing so.”

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