November 2012 — In the 2013 “Best Law Firms List” compiled by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, Robins, Kaplan Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. received National and Minneapolis Tier 1 rankings in the categories of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. The firm is one of nine firms nationwide to receive a National Tier 1 ranking in the Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action Plaintiffs category, and the only firm in Minnesota to receive a National Tier 1 ranking in this category. The Mass Tort practice has been ranked both nationally and locally in Tier 1 since 2010.
According to the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers, the 2013 rankings showcase 10,324 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 80 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 118 major legal practice areas. The 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers, and were rated on expertise, responsiveness, business skills, cost-effectiveness, social aspects, and whether a responder would refer a client to the firm.