SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ellis Law Group, LLP (http://www.ellislawgrp.com) has been named a Northern California “Top Tier” law firm in legal malpractice defense by the 2014 edition of Best Law Firms, a ranking of law firms published by U.S. News & World Report and the lawyer peer-review firm Best Lawyers®. This is the third consecutive year Ellis Law Group has been so honored by Best Law Firms, which debuted four years ago.
To be eligible for ranking in a practice area, a law firm must include an attorney practicing in the practice area who is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, another publication of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. For five consecutive years, Ellis Law Group’s managing partner Mark E. Ellis has been listed by The Best Lawyers in America as one of Northern California’s leading legal malpractice defense attorneys. Mr. Ellis has defended hundreds of lawyers and/or law firms in cases of alleged wrongdoing, including more than 40 trials. Mr. Ellis won virtually every trial that reached a final decision by verdict or judgment.
Ellis Law Group was awarded Top Tier status based on extensive surveys of the firm’s clients and of lawyers outside the firm. Clients were asked about Ellis Law Group’s expertise, responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer others to the firm. Lawyers evaluated the firm’s expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost-effectiveness and competitiveness. Rankings also took into account 4.3 million evaluations of more than 68,000 of the nation’s leading attorneys collected by Best Lawyers.
Andrew Steinheimer, Ronald Poirier and Theresa LaVoie are other partners in the Ellis Law Group, LLP who have distinguished themselves defending attorneys in matters of legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, ethics violations and malicious prosecution. All are accomplished trial lawyers.
Based in Sacramento, Ellis Law Group, LLP is a trial and litigation boutique firm that specializes in business, commercial law, legal malpractice and class action cases.