Gilpin Givhan Named a 2018 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

November 01, 2017

Gilpin Givhan is proud to announce that the firm received top rankings in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® 2018 “Best Law Firms” list. The annual publication named Gilpin Givhan as a Tier 1 firm, the highest ranking a law firm can receive, in the practice areas of Health Care Law and Tax Law. The firm received a Tier 3 ranking in the practice area of Litigation-Tax.

“We are pleased to be listed among the nation’s top law firms,” said Davis Smith, Gilpin Givhan Managing Partner. “Our attorneys are dedicated to providing exceptional results and   customized solutions for our clients, and having our clients and peers recognize our success in meeting those needs across our practice areas is a great honor.”

Firms selected for “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence and impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Factors evaluated by clients include expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost-effectiveness and competitiveness. 

Gilpin Givhan provides a wide range of legal services to clients in Alabama in major practice areas that include taxation, business transactions, estates and trusts, health care, commercial real estate, litigation, and municipal and public financing. For more information about Gilpin Givhan, please visit

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world are received. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers® "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice." For additional information on Best Lawyers®, please visit

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