U.S. News- Best Lawyers Give FWRV Top Rating

November 20, 2013

Michael Rudell is named entertainment "Lawyer of the Year." Elliot Brown, Ken Weinrib and Michael Rudell are designated "Best Lawyers."

U.S. News-Best Lawyers have awarded FWRV their highest level ranking (“Tier 1”) both nationally and for the New York City metropolitan area in the categories of “Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television” and “Entertainment Law – Music,” as reported in the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers.  In addition, Michael Rudell was recognized in the publication  as “Lawyer of the Year 2014” in the field of Entertainment Law, a distinction based on “the highest peer ratings received.”  Also, each of Michael, Elliot Brown, and Ken Weinrib were designated “Best Lawyers” in the New York area.  According to the publication:  The 2014 firm rankings are selected from over 333,000 law firm assessments and close to 20,000 evaluations from almost 7,000 clients combined with survey results.  A “tiered ranking  [for law firms] signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise” and firms with a “Tier 1” designation are “recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.”  The “Best Lawyer” designation for an individual attorney is “based on more than 4.9 million detailed evaluations” and “only the most highly regarded advocates in their chosen field” are represented on the list.