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U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers Rank Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. in Top Tier in First “Best Law Firms” Survey

MILWAUKEE – Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. has earned regional recognition in the inaugural edition of “Best Law Firms,” a report released by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. The report, compiled by surveying thousands of law firm clients and lawyers, ranks firms based on criteria such as expertise, responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, civility and whether a client or lawyer would refer business to a firm. The rankings are featured in the October issue of U.S. News & World Report.

In the metropolitan Milwaukee area, Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. was ranked in the top tier for Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction Law and Environmental Law and in the second tier for General Commercial Litigation and Trusts and Estates Law. In Oshkosh, the firm ranked in the first tier for Employment Law and Labor Law. The firm’s complete profile can be found on the U.S. News & World Report website at

More than 9,500 clients – including every Fortune 100 company and nearly half of the Fortune 1000 companies – as well as 9,000 lawyers participated in the survey. The rankings include almost 8,800 different law firms ranked in one or more of 81 major practice areas, and provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings.

“U.S. News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the most accurate and in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions, including our Best Law Schools rankings,” says Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report. “This experience, coupled with our growing reputation as a leading career information resource, makes these law firm rankings a logical next step.”

Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. is a full-service law firm with more than 65 attorneys practicing from six offices across Wisconsin. The firm offers an array of legal services to Wisconsin-based corporate, public, private and individual clients that range from small, midsized institutions to large municipalities and corporations.