Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino (VLMG)

Best Law Firms

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has recognized Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino, LLP in 2017 "Best Law Firms" rankings nationally and for the Washington, D.C. metro area in the practice areas of Construction Law and Litigation - Construction.  Each year, the publication recognizes firms based on performance in legal practice areas as reported by clients, as well as feedback from peer practice area attorneys at other firms and information provided to U.S. News - Best Lawyers as part of its annual law firm rankings survey.

Selected Client Comments

"VLMG are great litigators because they understand the disputes thoroughly and communicate the critical issues in an easy-to-understand manner."

"Joe Guarino is a terrific litigator. He is extremely bright, tenacious, and has great instincts. His services are an excellent value."

"VLMG attorneys are strategic thinkers that know contract law and the businesses in which their construction owner, engineer and contractor clients operate."

"Bennett Lee of Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino is very intelligent, diligent, and responsive. He obtained excellent results for our company."

"The Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino team has a deep bench of responsive and aggressive construction law practitioners. I know that I will be in good hands with their team and that they will be responsive and aggressive as required to get the matter to the finish line." 

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Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino was named by U.S. News - Best Lawyers as a "Best Law Firm" for 2016, achieving rankings both nationally and in the Washington, D.C. metro area in the categories of Construction Law and Litigation - Construction.
 

Selected Client Comments

Litigation - Construction

"The lawyers at Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino are all seasoned construction litigators that understand the particular nuances of construction disputes, of which there are many."

Construction Law
 
"The Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino law firm is exceptionally knowledgeable in all facets of construction law; successfully advising my company on several matters before they matured into disputes. The partners have so much collective experience that, as a client, you know that your issue is being handled correctly, efficiently and with the input of many experienced lawyers."
 
Firms included in the 2016 U.S. News Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms listing are recognized for professional excellence, quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process, the listing honors firms that have consistently received impressive ratings from clients and peers.
 
Awards were given in 74 practice areas, while as many as 120 practice areas were covered on the metropolitan lists. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed inThe Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S.
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Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino was ranked in the 2015 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Nationally and for the Washington, D.C. Metro Area in the areas of Construction Law and Litigation - Construction.

The U.S.News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.