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Procopio Named to 2020 Best Law Firms List for 23 Practice Areas in 3 Markets

November 1, 2019 (San Diego) – Procopio has again been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list for 2020, with this year’s rankings a firm record for number of practice areas and Tier One rankings. All told, Procopio was recognized in 23 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.

“Procopio’s purpose is to surpass client expectations with an entrepreneurial and integrated team approach, powered by experience,” said Procopio Managing Partner John D. Alessio. “These peer-reviewed rankings provide valuable endorsements of our commitment to serving our clients’ many legal needs in an intelligent, efficient and cost-effective manner.”

Procopio secured 11 separate practice areas in the “Metropolitan Tier 1” rankings, with 10 of those based in San Diego (Procopio has offices in downtown San Diego and Del Mar Heights):

  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • 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
  • Commercial Litigation (Nevada and San Diego)
  • Copyright Law (Arizona)
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property (Arizona and San Diego)
  • Litigation – Patent (Arizona and San Diego)
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

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

Earlier this year, a record 30 Procopio attorneys representing 28 areas of law in 3 metropolitan areas were named by their peers to the Best Lawyers in America® 2020 list. Two Procopio Partners—Anthony J. Dain and George “Jody” L. Root, Jr.—received prestigious Best Lawyers in America 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” accolades.

Procopio attorneys and practice groups are routinely named to various legal rankings lists, including Chambers and Partners®, Martindale-Hubbell®, and Super Lawyers®. The firm is ranked as the largest San Diego-based law firm by the San Diego Business Journal. Procopio is also ranked by American Lawyer as a Top Ten AmLaw 200 Firm for Diversity and by Law360 as a Best Law Firm for Minority Attorneys.

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 180 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, Latin America and Europe 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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