(PITTSBURGH) January 23, 2020 – Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. has been awarded the following rankings by the US News – Best Lawyers 2020 “Best Law Firms” list:
- Metropolitan Tier 1 law firm in both Pittsburgh and Morgantown in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
- Metropolitan Tier 2 law firm in the area of Litigation – Bankruptcy and Real Estate Law in Pittsburgh
- National Tier 3 law firm in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
In order to be eligible for the ranking, Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. had to have at least one lawyer recognized in the current edition of Best Lawyers in a “Best Law Firms” ranked practice area/metro area. The law firm also had to undergo a rigorous evaluation process that involved client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, 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.
This is Bernstein-Burkley’s tenth year being named a Tier 1 law firm, and Co-Managing Partner Kirk Burkley believes that this consistent ranking is a testament to the firm’s attention and care toward clients.
“Nearly all of our client engagement comes from past or current clients and referrals,” says Burkley. “We at Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. take our clients’ interests and needs very seriously and strive to be a committed, stalwart presence when they work with us.”
Bernstein-Burkley is a highly regarded and respected Pittsburgh-based law firm with a national reach in Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Creditors’ Rights, Business and Corporate Transactions, Litigation, Real Estate, and Oil and Gas. The firm has cultivated a reputation for excellence over the course of 50 years in the business community. Bernstein-Burkley’s core purpose is to create partnerships that provide clients with a peace of mind through expert advice and zealous representation. While headquartered in Pittsburgh, the law firm includes locations in Wheeling, W.Va., and Cleveland, Ohio.