“Really talented, smart, creative, formidable lawyers.”

Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller and its attorneys have once again been ranked highly in national publications Benchmark Litigation and US News and World Report.

In the latest edition of Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys,the firm was named a Highly Recommended Firm in Pennsylvania, based on extensive interviews with clients and members of the legal community. Benchmark noted that the firm is “heralded by seemingly all who come into contact with its litigators.” It also described Hangley Aronchick as “a first-rate firm” with “really talented, smart, creative, formidable lawyers.”

In addition to the firm’s accolades, Benchmark recognized six Hangley Aronchick attorneys as Local Litigation Stars: Mark A. Aronchick, Wendy Beetlestone, Michele D. Hangley, William T. Hangley, Daniel Segal, and John S. Summers. This ranking means that these attorneys are consistently recommended by competitors, peers, and clients. Wendy Beetlestone and Michele Hangley were also named to Benchmark’s list of the Top 250 Women in the Profession.

Hangley Aronchick also ranked highly in US News and World Report’s and Best Lawyers’ annual Best Law Firms List. These rankings were determined by client and lawyer surveys, as well as each firm’s recent transactional and litigation work, pro bono commitment, and diversity. Clients and attorneys voted on the skills, responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, integrity, and civility of the firms, as well as the likelihood of their giving a firm a referral. Attorneys were also asked if they considered a firm a worthy competitor.

Nationally, Hangley Aronchick was named a Tier 2 firm for Insurance Law, First Amendment Litigation, and M&A Litigation, and a Tier 3 firm for Bankruptcy Law and Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law and Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, and Tax Law. In Philadelphia, the firm was ranked in Tier 1 for Arbitration, Bankruptcy Law and Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law and Litigation, Family Law, Insurance Law, IP litigation, M&A Litigation, and Real Estate Law and Litigation. The Education, First Amendment Law and Litigation, ERISA Litigation, and Tax Law practices were ranked in Tier 2 in Philadelphia.

About Benchmark Litigation:
Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys identifies the leading US trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively litigation, the publication’s rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Benchmark’s independent research is conducted annually between February and June. To learn more about Benchmark Litigation and its research findings, visit the publication’s website at www.benchmarklitigation.com.

About the U.S. News Media Group:
The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com, and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Money & Business, Education, and Public Service/Opinion, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans, and more.

About Best Lawyers:
Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over a quarter century, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. The 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Best Lawyers® also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in nearly 70 other countries, covering many of the world’s major legal markets. Best Lawyers® lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.