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U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers Release 2010 Best Law Firms Rankings

Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler APLC Received Tier One ranking in both Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Defense Law in San Diego

Washington D.C. – September 15, 2010U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2010 Best Law Firms rankings, marking the inaugural publication of this highly-anticipated annual analysis. The rankings, including 30,322 rankings of 8,782 law firms in 81 practice areas, are posted online at

Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler APLC was honored to receive “Tier One” rankings in both Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Defense for the San Diego Metropolitan area. The rankings, were presented in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area or by state.

"We are extremely gratified to learn that our hard work and dedication to our clients has been recognized” said senior shareholder, Michael Neil. “This is a tribute to the team work and professionalism of the attorneys and staff at Neil Dymott." 

“U.S. News is the world’s leading publisher of institutional rankings based on both objective data and peer evaluations,” says Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers. “We are combining this expertise with Best Lawyers’ experience of providing rankings of individual lawyers based on peer reviews for almost three decades. By combining hard data with peer reviews, and client assessments, we believe that we are providing users with the most thorough, accurate, and helpful rankings of law firms ever developed.”

These reputational survey responses were combined with more than 3.1 million evaluations of individual lawyers in these firms in the most recent Best Lawyers survey of leading lawyers. Hard numbers were also used to develop the practice area rankings — data about numbers of lawyers and their previous experience, numbers of clients within different billing ranges, numbers of transactions and litigation matters at different dollar levels; pro-bono commitment, diversity, and other objective data. 

According to U.S. News & World Report, “Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.” 

About Neil Dymott

Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler APLC was founded in San Diego in 1964 and is a multi-service law firm with offices in San Diego, Carlsbad, Indian Wells and Temecula, California. The firm represents clients in a wide range of industries and specialty areas, including business transactions, employment law, civil litigation, pharmaceutical and medical products manufacturers, transportation, intellectual property, insurance, medical, accounting and other professional practices. For more information about Neil Dymott please visit our website at


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