November 6, 2018

Hudson Cook Named Best Law Firm in 2019 Edition of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

Hudson Cook is ranked nationally and in three regions.

Hanover, Md., November 6, 2018 - Hudson Cook, LLP is pleased to announce its national ranking in Financial Services Regulation Law, along with regional rankings in four practice areas for Baltimore, MD, Portland, ME and Oklahoma City, OK, in the ninth edition of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

According to the joint press release, law firms included in the 2019 edition are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. In 2019, nine Hudson Cook attorneys were recognized for this prestigious award.

Hudson Cook was awarded the following law firm rankings in 2019:

National Ranking (Seventh Consecutive Year)

Tier 3 in Financial Services Regulation Law

Regional Rankings

Baltimore, MD (Recognized since 2010)
Tier 1 in Financial Services Regulation Law

Portland, ME (Recognized since 2013)
Tier 1 in Banking and Finance Law
Tier 1 in Financial Services Regulation Law

Oklahoma City, OK (Recognized since 2014)
Tier 2 in Banking and Finance Law
Tier 2 in Litigation - Banking & Finance*
Tier 3 in Commercial Litigation*

Over 16,000 lawyers provided more than 1,125,000 law firm assessments, and almost 12,000 clients provided more than 107,000 evaluations. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the high level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and practice areas.

About Hudson Cook, LLP

Hudson Cook, LLP focuses on state and federal consumer and commercial financial services, banking and privacy compliance, regulation, enforcement and supervision. With more than 55 attorneys across 13 offices nationwide, the firm provides local, national and international clients with practical, efficient and innovative solutions that advance their business goals. For more information, visit

About Best Law Firms

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 the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2019 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.

About U.S. News & World Report

Celebrating its 85th year, U.S. News & World Report is a digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars and Civic, provides consumer advice, rankings and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 40 million people visit each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

* OK attorney Eric L. Johnson's recognition for Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Banking and Finance is for work done prior to joining Hudson Cook.

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