Gordon & Wolf Among U.S. News Media Group's 'Best Law Firms'

Firm Partners also individually recognized in “Commercial Litigation” and “Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action”

Gordon & Wolf, Chartered, a prominent plaintiff class action law firm, announced that the firm and its partners, Richard S. Gordon and Martin E. Wolf, have been recognized for excellence by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in the “Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action” category in the 2013 “Best Law Firms” National and Baltimore Metropolitan rankings. Additionally, Wolf was recognized for his exceptional work in “Commercial Litigation.”

Comprised of five experienced class action attorneys, Gordon & Wolf protects the rights of consumers nationwide by representing clients who were misled by lending institutions, automobile companies, insurance firms and others.

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® only feature law firms in their rankings who are given impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving this National and Baltimore Metropolitan recognition signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise. Obtaining this recognition is extraordinary because of the range of qualitative and quantitative data gathered from peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their peers to develop the ranking system.

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. The goal of this classification is what Gordon & Wolf have embodied for years, including helping consumers recover more than $20 million for Maryland cable customers who were charged illegal late fees and settling the claims of thousands of automotive buyers who had unknowingly been sold vehicles that had previously been used as rental cars.

The national first-tier rankings are featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue. The national and metropolitan first-tier rankings are featured in the “Best Law Firms” standalone publication, which is being distributed to more than 30,000 general counsel and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide. The rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

The rankings presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region. Firms were ranked nationally in one or more of 80 legal practice areas and by metro or state in 118 practice areas.

About Gordon & Wolf, Chartered
Gordon & Wolf is a prominent plaintiff class action law firm comprised of five distinguished attorneys. Recently named as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report, Gordon & Wolf works to protect the rights of consumers nationwide in state and federal courts. The lawyers of Gordon & Wolf have also successfully represented eminent domain cases. The firm is located in Towson, Md.

About the U.S. News Media Group
The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com, and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Money & Business, Education, and Public Service/Opinion, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans and more.

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over thirty years, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. The 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,284 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in nearly 70 other countries, covering many of the world’s major legal markets. Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.

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