The rankings are in and U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® has named Hartman Simons one of the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms.” Hartman Simons is ranked for its real estate law practice area.

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“Hartman Simons has one of the largest and most fully integrated law practices focused on commercial real estate in the country, and we are pleased to be recognized in this way and to be in the company of such great firms, ” said Hartman Simons Managing Partner Summey Orr.

The mission of “Best Law Firms” from the start has been to help guide referring lawyers and clients — from the country’s largest companies needing corporate legal advice to individuals needing to get a divorce or write a will.

"U.S News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the most accurate and in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions, including our Best Law Schools rankings," says Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report. "Law firms are an integral part of our rankings and a natural accompaniment to the law schools rankings."