Archer Ranked Among “Best Law Firms” By U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

Archer P.C. rates among the region’s “Best Law Firms” in U.S. News & World ReportBest Lawyers rankings announced today.

Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank more than 11,000 firms in 120 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and eight states.

The 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. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

Archer made the U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in New Jersey list in the following practice areas:

  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law

In addition, the firm was named among the “Best Law Firms” in Philadelphia in the following practice areas:

  • First Amendment Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor Law – Union

“It is always gratifying to know that our efforts are appreciated, and therefore we are proud to be rated by clients and other lawyers as exceptionally responsive, skillful, cost-effective and ethical,” Archer President Christopher R. Gibson said. “We at Archer are working hard every day to help our clients achieve their business and individual goals and objectives.”

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Archer PC is a full-service regional law firm with more than 175 lawyers and eight offices in Philadelphia, Pa.; Haddonfield, Hackensack, Princeton, Flemington and Red Bank, N.J.; New York, N.Y.; and Wilmington, Del. The Firm has been serving Fortune 100 clients, small to medium-sized businesses and individuals for over 85 years. Each  office  provides full-service litigation and transactional capabilities in nearly every area of law including corporate, estate & trust, family & matrimonial, labor & employment, litigation, medical & personal injury and real estate services.  For more information, visit