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Skoler, Abbott & Presser ranked by U.S. News among “Best Law Firms” in the Springfield region in three practice areas

SPRINGFIELD, WORCESTER, Mass. – Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., a leading labor and employment law firm serving employers in the greater Springfield area, announced today that it has been ranked as one of the area’s top law firms in three practice specialties in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers®  “Best Law Firms” for 2022.

In Springfield, Mass., Skoler Abbott was awarded a “Metropolitan Tier 1” ranking in Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor & Employment.

“This Tier 1 ranking is a testament to the experience and expertise that our attorneys have in these key practice areas,” said Attorney Timothy Murphy, a partner at the firm. “We are proud of this accolade and are committed to continuing to provide employment and labor law services of the highest value and quality to management and employers in this region.”

Law firms that are honored on the U.S. News – Best Lawyers®“Best Law Firms” list are ranked based on a careful evaluation process that includes the collection of evaluations from lawyers and clients, peer review from leading attorneys in their field and other additional information that law firms provide as part of the formal submission process. These data are combined into an overall score for each firm, which is then compared to other law firms within the same metropolitan area. The first tier in each area includes law firms that score within a certain percentage of the highest-scoring firms.

To be eligible for the “Best Law Firms” submission process, a law firm must have at least one attorney who is recognized in the current edition of Best Lawyers in a “Best Law Firms” ranked practice or metropolitan area. More information can be found at


About Skoler, Abbott & Presser

Founded in 1964, Skoler, Abbott & Presser is a boutique firm with offices in Springfield and Worcester that exclusively practices labor and employment law and represents only the interests of management. The firm’s practice areas include all aspects of labor and employment law, including traditional labor law, contract negotiations, union avoidance, and arbitrations; employment litigation in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies; employment counseling, policy review and training; and a wide range of other areas of the law related to the management of employees, including ERISA issues, reductions-in-force, compliance with state and federal employment statutes, immigration law, and audits of human resources practices. In addition to its offices in Springfield and Worcester, Mass., the firm also has an extensive practice in Connecticut. Further information about Skoler, Abbott & Presser can be found on its website,