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Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Receives Prestigious Tier 1 Ranking for the Seventh Consecutive Year

We are pleased to announce that Pircher, Nichols & Meeks has achieved the highest ranking for real estate law from U.S. News Media Group—publisher of U.S. News & World Report—on the Best Lawyers® 2017 “Best Law Firms” list. Pircher received a Tier 1 ranking both nationally and in the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and Chicago. Additionally, eight of the firm’s attorneys have been ranked as Best Lawyers® 2017 for their individual professional pursuits.

Among the attorneys listed as Best Lawyers® 2017 are Stevens A. Carey, Daniel B. Guggenheim, Phillip G. Nichols, Leo J. Pircher, Michael E. Scheinberg and Stephanie C. Silvers from the firm’s Los Angeles office, in addition to Eugene J.M. Leone and Michael J. McKeever of the firm’s Chicago office. 

“These honorable awards highlight the established reputation of the firm and its attorneys, in addition to our determination to ensuring comprehensive and thorough legal servicing of groundbreaking real estate deals,” said Eugene J.M. Leone, Managing Partner of Pircher’s Chicago office and Senior Member of Pircher’s Executive Committee. “We appreciate being recognized yet again for the delivery of excellent service to our clients.” 

For more than 30 years, Pircher has provided resourceful and sophisticated service for real estate transactions and related matters. Working primarily in advisory and counseling on a wide variety of deals, including sales and acquisition, joint ventures, financing property assets, leasing and development, workout and portfolio transactions, Pircher has built a reputation as one of the most active and cutting edge real estate practices in the country.

The U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” award methodology is based on client and lawyer reviews, peer evaluation from other lawyers in their field, as well as auxiliary information submitted by the firm in their formal submission process. All the quantitative and qualitative data are processed into a score, compared against that of other firms. The evaluation process for 2017 incorporated roughly 6.7 million evaluations of 55,041 lawyers, with more than 13,000 firms, in 186 metropolitan areas across 122 practice areas.