WVS Designated as a National First Tier Law Firm in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Law Firms Rankings

ST. LOUIS, MO – December 1, 2017 – Williams Venker & Sanders, a premier Midwest litigation firm, has once more been included in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings, both nationally and for the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

The firm was given the highest ranking of National “Tier 1” again this year for its work in Railroad Law.  This maximum classification is based on U.S. News researcher interviews with clients and other lawyers.  For the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation, and Railroad Law, the firm also received a “Tier 1” ranking for the St. Louis Metropolitan region. Additionally, the firm received a “Tier 2” ranking for Labor & Employment Litigation in the St. Louis Metropolitan area, and a “Tier 3” status for Medical Malpractice Law.



The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is currently recognized in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.


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