The Legal 500, a leading publication that analyzes law firms worldwide, has once again ranked Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL) as a Tier 1 firm.  The publication states that BAL “is an outstanding strategic partner and a top choice for multinationals looking to manage global immigration issues.” Clients reported that BAL’s lawyers “stand out as true experts” and that their “high level of expertise brings exceptional value to the table.”

Managing partner Jeremy Fudge is recognized in Dallas as “overseeing a technically excellent group with a service philosophy that far exceeds that of competing firms.” The publication stated that the “extremely efficient” Kortney Gibson is also recommended in Dallas and manages some of the largest immigration programs in the U.S., with a particularly strong showing in the telecom sphere. In Washington DC, partner Lynden Melmed is called an “instantly recognizable name in the immigration space,” noting that his office also includes senior counsel Jeffrey Gorsky, who recently joined from the Visa Office at the Department of State. In San Francisco, The Legal 500 called David Berry an excellent global strategist with strong service management. Berry was nominated to The Legal 500 Hall of Fame for constant praise by clients for continued excellence and for six consecutive years’ recognition as an elite leading lawyer.

About The Legal 500

For 28 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in 106 jurisdictions. Research is based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.