SCMV Named to 2021 “Best Law Firms” List

SCMV has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Firms included on the annual list are recognized for their professional excellence and consistently high ratings from both clients and peers.

"Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that utilizes client surveys and quantitative data to rank more than 13,000 law firms across 75 practice areas nationwide. Receiving a tiered ranking reflects the high level of respect a law firm has earned among clients and other leading lawyers in the community for its abilities, professionalism and integrity.

SCMV received top San Diego market rankings in 10 practice areas, including:

Metropolitan Tier 1 (San Diego)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 (San Diego)

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Metropolitan Tier 3 (San Diego)

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Trusts & Estates Law

To earn this distinction, firms must have at least one attorney honored in the corresponding year’s The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes just 5% of lawyers practicing across the United States.

Earlier this year, Lawrence Branton, Robert Caplan, David Dorne, Daniel Eaton, Neal Panish, Brian Seltzer, James Siegel, Gregory Vega, Dennis Wickham were recognized on the 2021 Best Lawyers list.

The full 2021 “Best Law Firms” list is available at

November 16th, 2020  |  Categories: News
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