Blankingship & Keith Named to 2021 “Best Law Firms” List


Firm earns national Tier 1 ranking

Blankingship & Keith, PC has received a national Tier 1 ranking in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021 edition of “Best Law Firms.” Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” rankings are recognized for professional excellence and persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal experience.

Blankingship & Keith was nationally ranked in four practice areas, including the Tier 1 ranking. The firm also received an impressive 16 Tier 1 and two Tier 2 Washington, D.C., market rankings, reflecting the high level of respect the firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, professionalism and integrity. The full list of the firm’s recognized practice areas and associated rankings is as follows.


  • Litigation —Real Estate (Tier 1)
  • Real Estate Law and Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 2)
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 3)
  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 3)

Washington, D.C.

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) (Tier 1)
  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Corporate Compliance Law (Tier 1)
  • Education Law (Tier 1)
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law (Tier 1)
  • Family Law (Tier 1)
  • Legal Malpractice Law —Defendants (Tier 1)
  • Litigation —Real Estate (Tier 1)
  • Litigation —Trusts & Estates (Tier 1)
  • Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants (Tier 1)
  • Personal Injury Litigation — Plaintiffs (Tier 1)
  • Product Liability Litigation — Plaintiffs (Tier 1)
  • Professional Malpractice Law — Defendants (Tier 1)
  • Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
  • Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 1)
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 2)
  • Family Law Mediation (Tier 2)

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes collecting 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. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and area.

Based in Fairfax, Virginia, Blankingship & Keith, PC is a regional law firm with 40 lawyers, serving clients throughout Northern Virginia and the Commonwealth.

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