CINCINNATI, OHIO – Aronoff, Rosen & Hunt, LPA, has once again been ranked in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® with a Tier 1 rating in Real Estate Law. In addition, two of the partners at the firm, Stephen R. Hunt and Richard A. Paolo, were named to the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Hunt is listed in the practice areas of Real Estate Law and Land Use and Zoning Law. Hunt makes the list of Best Lawyers for the tenth consecutive year, 2006-2016. In 2012, he earned a Lawyer of the Year distinction.
Paolo is being recognized for his work in the areas of Land Use and Zoning Law. He has served as the firm’s managing partner since 2004 and is the head of the real estate department.
“Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession,” says Steven Naifeh, CEO and Co-Founder of Best Lawyers. “We’ve earned the distinction of being the legal publication that reaches a broader audience as an unbiased link between our top attorneys and their clients.”
The rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the US. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms and attorneys based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.
The 22nd edition of the Best Lawyers in America 2016 includes 55,041 attorneys in 140 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Inclusion in this year’s publication is based on more than 6.7 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by their peers.
About Aronoff, Rosen & Hunt, LPA
The firm, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is one of the premier real estate and business law firms in the Midwest, providing quality and comprehensive legal services to a variety of clients, including large corporations, financial institutions, banks, real estate developers, builders, charities, non-profit organizations and individuals. It has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Tier 1 Best Law Firm in Cincinnati for Real Estate Law. Originally established in 1928 by Irwin I. Aronoff, the firm strives to deliver comprehensive and cost-effective solutions for all of its clients through the work of skilled attorneys and professional support staff. For more information, visit www.arh-law.com.