Nyemaster Goode Earns Top Recognition with 26 Tier 1 Rankings in 2017 U.S. News–Best Lawyers Survey

November 1, 2016

Nyemaster Goode, P.C., is pleased to announce that it has been recognized in the seventh edition (2017) of the “Best Law Firm” rankings recently released by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Nyemaster Goode achieved 39 practice rankings, including 26 Tier 1 rankings, in this comprehensive survey of America’s top law firms.

The rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region. Firms were ranked nationally in one or more of 74 legal practice areas and by metro or state in 122 practice areas. The seventh edition of these rankings features law firms given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Together, Nyemaster Goode secured 26 Tier 1 rankings, 12 Tier 2 rankings, and one Tier 3 ranking. Below is the complete list:

Tier 1
Cedar Rapids
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Patent Law
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers


Des Moines
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Family Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Labor and Employment
Litigation – Tax
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Tier 2
Cedar Rapids
Appellate Practice


Des Moines
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Governance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Franchise Law
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Real Estate
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Tier 3
Des Moines
Administrative/Regulatory Law