Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek Named to 2019 “Best Law Firms” List

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Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek Named to 2019 “Best Law Firms” List

The San Diego-based law firm of Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek (SCMV) has been selected for inclusion in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Firms included on the annual list are recognized for their professional excellence and consistently high ratings from both clients and peers.

The nation’s most comprehensive guide to legal representation, “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that utilizes client surveys and quantitative data to rank more than 13,000 law firms across 75 practice areas nationwide. Receiving a tiered ranking reflects the high level of respect a law firm has earned among clients and other leading lawyers in the community for its abilities, professionalism and integrity.

SCMV received top San Diego market rankings in nine practice areas, including:

  • Metropolitan Tier 1 (San Diego)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Family Law
    • Litigation: Real Estate
    • Real Estate Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2 (San Diego)
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3 (San Diego)
    • Employment Law – Management
    • Tax Law

SCMV will be featured in the “Best Law Firms” General Counsel Publication, which will be distributed in December 2018 to more than 30,000 in-house counsel, and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide. The rankings can be viewed in their entirety at

About Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek

Founded in 1948, Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek is dedicated to excellent client service while providing a full range of business and litigation legal services. A mid-sized firm with nearly 50 attorneys, located in downtown San Diego’s Symphony Towers, Seltzer Caplan is ideally positioned to deliver the highest quality service to clients, regardless of the complexity of the legal issue.

The firm’s diverse areas of practice include: Appellate, Bankruptcy and Secured Transactions, Complex Trial Litigation, Corporate and Business, ERISA & Employee Benefits, Estate Planning and Taxation, Family, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Land Use and Environmental, Professional Liability, Real Property Transactions and Litigation and Specialized Criminal Defense.

SCMV’s clients are large national and international firms, mid-size companies and small business enterprises. They include families and individuals, financial institutions, commercial and residential real estate developers, manufacturers, hotel owners and operators, major retailers, contractors, architects and other professionals, including accountants and attorneys.

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