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Carney Badley Spellman is a Pacific Northwest law firm known for providing exceptional value in legal services. We have counseled clients for forty years on issues from business formation to litigation, from construction contracts to insurance claims. Our clients, whether individuals, privately-held businesses or Fortune 500 companies around the world, are supported by our transactional and litigation practitioners who jointly work together to provide the best service.


Wed Dec 7 2016

Carney Badley Spellman Receives Top Ranking in 2017 U.S. News-Best Lawyers Survey

Carney Badley Spellman has received a Tier 1 Ranking for Seattle in the areas of Tax Law and Business Organizations in the 2017 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" survey. According to U.S. News-Best Lawyers, "achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise."

The "Best Law Firms" survey is based on a rigorous process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field, and additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. The 2017 results featured 13,044 different law firms, ranked either within 186 metropolitan areas using 122 major practice areas or nationally using 74.

The methodology used for the "Best Law Firms" survey can be found here.