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New Practice Area Definitions for Chambers USA

Discover the new areas the upcoming editions of the Chambers USA guide will research, rank and analyse and learn more about these practice area definitions.

Published on 1 July 2022
Written by Vian Chowdhury
Vian Chowdhury

What are the new practice area definitions for the Chambers USA guide?

Chambers has new practice area definitions and subsequently new ranking tables for the next edition of Chambers USA, the leading directory for top lawyers and law firms across the USA, and we are very excited to share them with you.

These new definitions include Advertising, Energy Transition, False Claims Act, Offshore, Occupational Safety & Health, Oil & Gas Litigation and Public Finance.

We have also added a new definition for Energy and Natural Resources – State Level, for firms wishing to submit for state Energy sections.

In addition to this, we have also updated several existing definitions, including our SPACs and Transportation definitions.

To view the updated list of practice area definitions and ensure your firm is submitting to be ranked in the most appropriate section please click here.

The growing legal market across Energy

Our 2022 Chambers USA research and findings indicated there was strong demand from law firms and entities in the energy arena for Energy Transition and Offshore Energy tables.

We spoke to leading energy firms and lawyers across the country, in addition to key industry players, to gain expert insights into these respective fields to ensure our research and future coverage will be the most comprehensive for the legal market and those looking to purchase legal services across the energy legal market.

The increased emphasis in these areas is driven by a shifting focus to clean energy, both in the USA and globally, which is expected to result in hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of mandates and over 10 million new jobs across the world by 2030.

The Chambers USA Energy Transition and Offshore Energy tables will assist key stakeholders in the energy sector in choosing the very best counsel for these pioneering projects.

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