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Gray Plant Mooty Continues To Show National and Regional Strength In “Best Law Firms” Rankings

November 01, 2012 | News Release

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (November 1, 2012) — The Minneapolis-based law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is ranked 21 times in the 2012-2013 U.S. News Media Group rankings of the nation’s “Best Law Firms.”

Nationally, Gray Plant Mooty is ranked in the first tier in Franchise Law and in the third tier in Antitrust Law, Litigation—Tax, and Tax Law.

In the Minneapolis region (which includes the firm’s Minneapolis and St. Cloud offices), 10 Gray Plant Mooty practices are ranked in the first tier: Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Franchise Law, Litigation—Eminent Domain & Condemnation, Litigation—Tax, Litigation—Trusts & Estates, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax law, and Trusts & Estates Law.

In Tier 2, the Minneapolis office was ranked five times for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Employment Law—Individuals, Employment Law—Management, Litigation—Real Estate, and Litigation–Bankruptcy Law.

They were also ranked twice in tier 3 for Litigation–Real Estate and Real Estate Law.

In Washington, DC, Gray Plant Mooty is ranked in the first tier in Franchise Law.

The national first-tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue, on newsstands November 20, 2012. National and metropolitan first-tier rankings are featured in a “Best Law Firms” standalone publication being distributed to 30,000 general counsel and available in digital format to 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide. Additionally, the rankings in their entirety are available online at

Firms were ranked nationally in one or more of 80 legal practice areas and by metro or state in 118 practice areas. The mission of “Best Law Firms” is to help guide referring lawyers and clients — from the country’s largest companies requiring corporate legal advice to individuals seeking counsel regarding personal legal issues.

About GPM:

Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a 170-attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota, and Washington, DC. Our attorneys and staff provide exceptional client service and value to our clients, and directly or with our global affiliations, we provide comprehensive legal services on a regional, national, and global basis.

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