Associations and Recognitions
Baird Holm is associated with some of the most praised and prestigious legal organizations in the nation.
Best Lawyers in America
Baird Holm has 40 attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America© 2020. Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Because lawyers do not pay a fee to be included, a listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded within the legal profession as a signal honor. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.
Since 2006, Baird Holm LLP is the only Nebraska law firm to be listed in Band 1 (the highest tier) in the five main categories used by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a peer-review survey. The categories are Corporate/Commercial; Healthcare; Labor & Employment; Litigation; and Real Estate. Rankings are assessed on qualities such as technical legal ability, effectiveness, professional conduct, client service, and diligence.
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated
Many of our attorneys have received the highest Peer Review Ratings (AV) by Martindale-Hubbell. According to Martindale.com, an AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment—a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. A lawyer must be admitted to the bar for 10 years or more to receive an AV® rating.
Baird Holm has 28 attorneys listed as Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a list of attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high level of peer recognition and professional achievement. According to their website, the objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of attorneys, which can then be used by attorneys and consumers when searching for legal counsel.
Baird Holm is a member of USLAW Network, an international organization composed of more than 100 independent, defense-based law firms with more than 6,000 attorneys covering the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Within the U.S. based firms, there are more than 170 offices in 48 U.S. states. USLAW is comprised of highly rated law firms that are part of the NETWORK by invitation only. Member firms undergo a rigorous review process to insure outstanding quality of lawyers throughout the USLAW NETWORK.
USLAW firms are experienced in commercial and business law, employment and labor law, litigation and other business-related areas of law. All firms have substantial trial experience. USLAW member firms provide legal representation to major corporations, captive insurance companies, and large and small businesses alike.
Baird Holm LLP is the exclusive member firm in Nebraska for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.
As part of the Lex Mundi global network, we can provide our clients with preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers around the world – all from a single point of contact.
Individually, each Lex Mundi member firm is a leader in its local market. Collectively, Lex Mundi firms provide global legal resources with unmatched depth and breadth. Working with other Lex Mundi firms, we are able to seamlessly handle our clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes.
State Law Resources, Inc.
Baird Holm is a member of State Law Resources, Inc., an international network of independent law firms. In the United States, State Law Resources has one firm from each state and the District of Columbia. U.S. firms are selected for their experience in government relations and administrative and regulatory law at the state and federal level. Each member firm also has unique public and private sector experience.
State Law Resources has been ranked as a Leading Regional Law Firm Network in the USA by Chambers & Partners.