U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers today announced its 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings and Keesal, Young & Logan (KYL) has been named to several National and Metropolitan Tier lists.

Firms like KYL which are included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.  Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

KYL received 2018 “Best Law Firms” designations in:

  • National Tier 1
    • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • National Tier 3
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 1
    • Orange County
      • Admiralty & Maritime Law
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Litigation – Environmental
      • Litigation – Labor & Employment
      • Litigation – Securities
      • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
      • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
    • San Francisco
      • Admiralty & Maritime Law
    • Seattle
      • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2
    • Orange County
      • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
      • Securities / Capital Markets Law
    • San Francisco
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Employment Law – Individuals
      • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3
    • Orange County
      • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

The following individual KYL lawyers were also named to the 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” list in the categories listed below:

  • Samuel A. Keesal, Jr. – Admiralty and Maritime Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Stephen Young – Litigation – Securities
  • Michael M. Gless – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities
  • Peter R. Boutin – Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Individuals, Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Scott T. Pratt – Admiralty and Maritime Law, Insurance Law, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Environmental
  • Terrance Ross – Litigation – Labor and Employment, Litigation – Securities
  • John D. Giffin – Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Albert E. Peacock III – Admiralty and Maritime Law, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Robert J. Stemler – Corporate Law
  • Elizabeth P. Beazley – Admiralty and Maritime Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • Herbert H. Ray, Jr. – Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Jodi S. Cohen – Litigation – Securities, Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Philip R. Lempriere – Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Glen R. Piper – Admiralty and Maritime Law and Insurance Law

Skip Keesal of KYL remarks, “We are incredibly proud to be named in so many 2018 ‘Best Law Firms’ and ‘Best Lawyers’ lists.  U.S. News is a highly respected publication and earning these distinctions is a great honor.  For the past 47 years, KYL has focused on providing excellent service to our clients, and recognitions like this motivate us to continue reaching higher every year.”

About Keesal, Young & Logan

Keesal, Young & Logan (KYL), a full-service business law firm, opened its first office in Long Beach, California in 1970.  The firm’s goal is to help its business clients grow and prosper in the face of rapidly changing laws and challenges by competitors. The firm’s reputation has been forged through creative strategies, thorough preparation and planning, and strong advocacy in the courtroom.

KYL assists companies of all sizes, international, national, and local in a variety of practice areas. The firm has five offices in Long Beach, San Francisco, Seattle, Anchorage, and Hong Kong and KYL’s lawyers try cases throughout the United States.  For more information, visit www.kyl.com.