• Chambers and Partners

    Top Bands in both Nationwide and State Rankings

    Chambers USA List from 2004-2018 & National Award for Excellence 2009 and 2011

    Chambers and Partners, a London-based publisher, selects leading firms and lawyers by researching firms and lawyers for each state, in over twenty areas of commercial law, and conducting over 5 ,000 interviews with top private practice attorneys and in-house counsel. The USA Guide was first published in 2003.  Chambers USA has consistently ranked Watt Tieder in the top bands in Construction both nationwide and in individual state listings.   "It is an excellent construction law firm.  It is their niche and they do it well.  They are very capable of handling virtually anything in that regime."  As noted by Chambers USA , clients are full of praise for Watt Tieder as the "prestigious boutique," which has developed a reputation for its "tenacious pursuit of its clients' best interests." Credited with "delivering on all fronts," the Firm combines an in-depth knowledge of the construction industry with a penetrating understanding of wider business issues. "You need to be an expert on how the US government contracting network works, as well as someone who knows construction law inside and out - and this firm is both," explained one interviewee.

  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms

    Tier 1 Law Firm for Eight Years in a Row

    U.S. News & World Report - Best Law Firms from 2010-2019

    The rankings by U.S. News - Best Lawyers has named Watt Tieder a Tier 1 firm for Construction Law nationally,  and regionally in Orange County, and in the Washington DC Metro Area consistently since 2010.  Watt Tieder has also been named a Tier 1 Law Firm nationally and regionally in Washington, D.C. and Orange County for their outstanding successes in Construction Litigation and regionally in Washington D.C.  for their top-notch performance in mediations and arbitrations nationwide.  Watt Tieder's Top Tier status has been recognized since the inaugural Best Law Firms ranking in 2010. Over the past two decades, U.S. News has earned a reputation as a trusted publication providing the public with in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions while, Best Lawyers has ranked individual lawyers based on peer reviews for more than years. Their combined expertise led to the Best Law Firms rankings designed to help guide referring lawyers and clients alike. Obtaining a first-tier ranking is a highly-regarded distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

  • Super Lawyers

    Regularly Recognized For Being Super Lawyers

    Watt Tieder attorneys are consistently recognized by Super Lawyers each year in Virginia, Washington, D.C., Southern California, Florida and Illinois. Super Lawyers is an annual listing of lawyers who have achieved a high level of peer recognition and professional merit. Over sixty practice areas are recognized for the selection to Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers Magazine, published by Law and Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc., is distributed nationwide.

  • The Best Lawyers In America

    Our Attorneys Are Among the Best in America

    Watt Tieder and its attorneys are Top-Listed in Virginia and California in Construction Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting comprehensive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their peers. They are one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession and have been ranking attorneys for more than 35 years.