Callison Tighe earns Tier 1 honors in 2017 Best Law Firms in America

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Callison Tighe & Robinson has earned top-tier honors in the just-released 2017 Best Law Firms in America, marking the eighth consecutive year the firm has been included in the national directory.

The firm received Tier 1 recognition in the Columbia Metropolitan area in real estate law and in litigation – real estate.

Additionally, Callison Tighe was honored in the practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

Callison Tighe has been highlighted in every Best Law Firms in America edition since the directory’s inception in 2010.

“It is indeed an honor that both our peers and our clients and peers consistently indicate such high regard for our attorneys’ work,” managing member Michael W. Tighe said. “It is particularly gratifying that our work has been recognized consistently over the years.”

The real estate law practice areas in particular have long track records of recognition in Best Law Firms in America.

The five attorneys in Callison Tighe’s commercial transactions and real estate development practice area have shepherded clients through every phase of the development process, from land acquisition and structuring to financing and permitting.

In order to be considered for inclusion in Best Law Firms, a firm must have at least one attorney rated highly in Best Lawyers in America.

Seven Callison Tighe attorneys – Tighe,  Sherwood M. “Woody” Cleveland, Andrew “Drew” English III, Demetri “Jim” Koutrakos, Louis Lang, Ralph C. Robinson Jr. and D. Reece Williams – are included in the 2017 edition of that publication. Tighe and Lang received Lawyer of the Year for 2017.

Best Law Firms in America sends questionnaires to lawyers in the same practice areas in the same metropolitan area. Key factors include civility, cost-effectiveness and responsiveness. That data, along with client input, determines final rankings.