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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - Providence ranks in the top lists for "Best Law Firms" in the country. 

It has been revealed that the Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl has been listed in the 2020 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the practice area of workers’ compensation law for claimants.

Kohl, the firm's founder, was honored by the ranking.

“When workers are hurt on the job, we fight hard to get them the help they need. This ranking is an indication that our clients and our legal peers recognize the work we do", Kohl said.

These rankings have been compiled by U.S. News & World Report, as well as the respected lawyer ranking service Best Lawyers®.

The 2020 rankings are based on assessments from almost 16,000 lawyers and evaluations from more than 12,000 clients, according to both organizations.

In order for a firm to be eligible for a ranking, first, one of its lawyers must be recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©, this recognizes the top 5% of private practicing lawyers in the United States.

As for Attorney Kohl, she has received this recognition numerous times.

CEO of Best Lawyers, Phil Greer said, “We are proud that the ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings continue to act as an indicator of excellence throughout the legal industry."

The attorneys at The Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl has been helping injured workers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island for more than 35 years.

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