The environmental boutique law firm of Mackie Shea O’Brien, PC, received a first-tier ranking in the fourth edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” publication. The firm was ranked Tier 1 for both Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation in the Boston metropolitan area for 2014. The firm also received national rankings of Tier 1 for Environmental Litigation and Tier 2 for Environmental Law.
Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. According to Best Lawyers®, achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The ranking process involved surveying thousands of law firm clients and attorneys. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed nationally in one or more of 74 practice areas or by metropolitan region in one or more of 120 practice areas.
To be eligible for a metropolitan ranking, a firm had to have a least one lawyer listed in Best Lawyers. Thomas A. Mackie, John F. Shea, and Michelle N. O’Brien each has been listed in Best Lawyers for expertise in environmental law and environmental litigation for the past six years. They have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition as well.
Mackie Shea O’Brien, PC concentrates in environmental, land use, and renewable energy law and related litigation.