Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith LLP is pleased to announce the firm’s selection by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP was named to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms for the Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Area as a Tier 1 firm in 12 practice areas. 16 Davenport Evans lawyers were recognized earlier this year as individuals by Best Lawyers, in a total of 23 different areas of law.

Davenport Evans is ranked a Tier 1 firm in the areas of:

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Davenport Evans was also ranked in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, and Litigation – Labor & Employment.

Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

U.S. News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the most accurate and in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions, including our Best Law Schools rankings,” says Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report. “Because we combine hard data with peer reviews and client assessments,” says Steven Naifeh, President and Co-Founder of Best Lawyers, “more and more clients inform us ours are the most thorough, accurate, and helpful rankings of law firms ever developed.”

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is one of the State’s largest law firms. The firm’s attorneys provide business and litigation counsel to individuals and corporate clients in a variety of practice areas. For more information about Davenport Evans, visit www.dehs.com.