Awards & Rankings

Awards & Rankings

Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff’s attorneys are continuously recognized for their outstanding legal work by various attorney ranking services.

To find a methodology of ranking for our key industry awards, follow the below links to ranking methodology, after each publication or organization.

Best Lawyers in America®, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Ranking Methodology 

Best Lawyers is regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Its lists are compiled based solely on peer-review evaluations and millions of evaluations have been analyzed each year since the first publication in 1983. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is an accomplishment reserved for US attorneys who employ the highest standard of professional excellence and have been in practice for five to ten years. Those awarded are selected by a peer-review voting process.

Leading Lawyers℠, Leading Lawyers Emerging Lawyers℠, Law Bulletin Media
Ranking Methodology

Since 2003, Leading Lawyers has used a peer-ranked system to evaluate attorneys in more than 100 areas of law in Illinois. With a vision to provide a reliable resource for finding legal representation, only attorneys with the highest recommendations are reviewed by an Advisory Board for inclusion in each year’s publication. Less than 5% of all licensed attorneys in each state receive the distinction of Leading Lawyer, while less than 2% of licensed attorneys under the age of 40 receive the Emerging Lawyer distinction.

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, LexisNexis
Ranking Methodology

Martindale-Hubbell has been evaluating attorneys for more than 130 years on their legal ability and ethical standard. They were the first publication to use a peer review rating system to provide attorney rankings, and originally published these rankings in the 1887 edition of Martindale’s American Law Directory.

Super Lawyers®, Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters
Ranking Methodology

Super Lawyers uses independent research, peer nominations and evaluation to recognize those who have attained a high degree of professional achievement and peer recognition in their respective practice areas. No more than 5% of all licensed attorneys in each state are admitted to the state’s Super Lawyers list, while only 2.5% of all attorneys under the age of 40 and who have been practicing for 10 years or less receive the Rising Star recognition.