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Miller Starr Regalia Receives Tier 1 Ranking In Three Real Estate Practice Areas By U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms 2020 Edition

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Related Practices: Commercial & Business Litigation, Land Use - Transactional, Land Use & CEQA, Commercial & Residential Development

Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for more than 50 years, announced today that it has been named a Tier 1 law firm in the Oakland metropolitan area for three practice areas -- commercial litigation, land use and zoning law and real estate law -- by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2020. This is the ninth consecutive year these three practice areas have been honored.

In addition, MSR received a Tier 2 ranking for construction law in the Oakland metropolitan area and a Tier 2 ranking for real estate law in the San Francisco metropolitan area.

"Receiving these designations reflects the high level of respect Miller Starr Regalia has earned among other leading lawyers and clients," said Ella K. Gower, Miller Starr Regalia's managing shareholder. "These designations reflect the quality of our service, the breadth of our legal capabilities, our professionalism and our integrity."

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, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

The 2020 rankings are available at:


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Miller Starr Regalia

Miller Starr Regalia has had a well-established reputation as a leading real estate law firm for more than fifty years.  For nearly all that time, our firm has written Miller & Starr, California Real Estate 4th, a 12-volume encyclopedia on California real estate law.  We call it “the Book.”  The Book is the most widely used and judicially recognized real estate treatise in California and is cited by practicing attorneys and courts throughout the state.  Our firm has experience in all real property matters, including full-service litigation and dispute resolution services, transactions, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, common interest development, construction, management, title insurance, environmental law, and redevelopment and land use.  For more information, visit

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