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Procopio Named to 2019 Best Law Firms List for 22 Practice Areas in 3 Markets

November 1, 2018 (San Diego) – Procopio has again been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list for 2019, with this year’s rankings a firm record for number of practice areas, Tier One rankings, and geographic locations. All told, Procopio was recognized in 22 separate legal practice areas in 3 locations, namely San Diego, Nevada and Arizona.

The annual Best Law Firms list is compiled annually by U.S News – Best Lawyers® through exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers provide confidential nominations and feedback.

“This 2019 Best Law Firms ranking confirms that as our law firm grows, so does our reputation for quality work throughout the legal profession,” said Procopio Managing Partner John D. Alessio. “These peer-voted rankings are a direct result of the hard work and creative thinking our more than 170 attorneys provide their clients each and every day.”

Procopio secured nine separate practice areas in the “Metropolitan Tier 1” rankings, with eight of those based in San Diego (Procopio has offices in downtown San Diego and Del Mar Heights):

  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Patent Law (Arizona)
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Procopio also secured additional Best Law Firms rankings in San Diego, Arizona, and Nevada, including:

  • Appellate Practice (San Diego)
  • Commercial Litigation (Nevada)
  • Copyright Law (Arizona)
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Construction (San Diego)
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property (Arizona and San Diego)
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Patent (Arizona and San Diego)
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (San Diego)
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs (San Diego)

The full list can be found on the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms website.

Earlier this year, 27 Procopio attorneys representing 26 areas of law in 3 metropolitan areas were named by their peers to the Best Lawyers in America® 2019 list. Two Procopio Partners—Craig A. Ramseyer and Richard A. Heller—received prestigious Best Lawyers in America 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” accolades.

Procopio attorneys and practice groups are routinely are named to various legal rankings lists, including Chambers and Partners®, Martindale-Hubbell®, and Super Lawyers®, and is ranked as the largest San Diego-based law firm by the San Diego Business Journal. An AmLaw 200 law firm, Procopio is ranked by American Lawyer magazine as a Top Ten AmLaw 200 Firm for Diversity.

About Procopio

Procopio is an AmLaw 200 full-service business and litigation law firm committed to thoughtful problem solving and improving your bottom line.  With more than 170 attorneys based in San Diego, Del Mar Heights, Silicon Valley, Las Vegas and Phoenix–we’re passionate about knowing your business and helping you grow and protect it for the long term.  Procopio has the flexible infrastructure to support both small to mid-sized companies and large multinationals at every stage of the business life cycle.  Our global reach across Asia and Latin America further expands our international partnerships and cross border capabilities.  At Procopio, we are focused on what is important to you–providing smart, innovative and practical solutions in a cost-effective manner to help your business thrive.  Learn more at

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