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Capes Sokol Ranked In 2017 “Best Law Firms”

Capes Sokol has been ranked in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 18 practice areas.

In addition to the Firm’s listing as a “Best Law Firm”, twelve attorneys at Capes Sokol have been named to the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.

The 2017 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas. Firms receiving a 2017 “Best Law Firms” tier designation are recognized for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity by other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas.

Capes Sokol received the following rankings in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”:

  • National Tier 2
  • Metropolitan Tier 1 – ST. LOUIS
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Copyright Law; Corporate Law; Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Entertainment Law – Music; Family Law; First Amendment Law; Litigation – First Amendment; Litigation – Tax
  • Metropolitan Tier 2 – ST. LOUIS
    • Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Media Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs; Tax Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3 – ST. LOUIS
    • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television


Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity. A tiered ranking signals a unique combination of a quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.


Capes Sokol is a St. Louis-based law firm focusing on business, commercial and intellectual property and product liability litigation; white collar and other criminal defense matters; tax litigation and controversy; corporate and real estate matters; and tax and estate planning.

Capes Sokol is located at Pierre Laclede Center, 7701 Forsyth Boulevard, Twelfth Floor, St. Louis (Clayton), Missouri 63105. Phone: 314.721.7701. Website:

About Capes Sokol

At Capes Sokol, we strive to find the best solutions to our client's legal problems and to turn even complex challenges into opportunities. That’s why each member of our St. Louis-based team is committed to looking at every issue from multiple angles. We bring teamwork and collaboration across disciplines. We take the time to listen and understand our clients' industries, problems and challenges. And then we apply deep legal knowledge, experience and creativity all leading to strategies and execution that just make sense.

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