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Black McCuskey Named in Best Law Firm Rankings for 2021

February 22, 2021

Black McCuskey Souers & Arbaugh, LPA  has been named in the 2021 “Best Law Firm” rankings released by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.

Black McCuskey earned a first-tier ranking in the Akron/Canton metropolitan market in the practice areas of bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law; real estate litigation; and mergers & acquisitions law. In addition, the firm ranked high in labor law-management; corporate law; and in these litigation areas: banking & finance, construction, environmental, and labor & employment.


Firms included in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes 5% of lawyers practicing in the United States. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The 2021 rankings are based on the highest lawyer and firm participation on record, incorporating 8.3 million evaluations of more than 110,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms. Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas. The 2021 "Best Law Firms" rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting


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