Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®, ranked by Best Lawyers®, nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 14 practice areas.

Firms included in the 2024 Best Law Firms® list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be considered for this milestone achievement, at least one lawyer in the law firm must be recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

Achieving a tiered ranking in Best Law Firms® on a national and/or metropolitan scale signals a unique credibility within the industry. The transparent, collaborative research process employs qualitative and quantitative data from peer and client reviews that is supported by proprietary algorithmic technology to produce a tiered system of industry-led rankings of the top 4% of the industry.

Receiving a tier designation represents an elite status, integrity and reputation that law firms earn among other leading firms and lawyers. The 2024 edition of  Best Law Firms® includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas. 

Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard received the following rankings in the 2024 Best Law Firms®:

  • National Tier 2
    • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Regional Tier 1
    • New Orleans
      • Admiralty & Maritime Law
      • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Insurance Law
      • Litigation – Bankruptcy
      • Litigation – Insurance
      • Litigation – Real Estate
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
      • Real Estate Law
  • Regional Tier 2
    • Houston
      • Admiralty & Maritime Law
    • New Orleans
      • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Regional Tier 3
    • New Orleans
      • Land Use & Zoning Law
      • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
      • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
      • Railroad Law

About Best Law Firms®

Best Law Firms® is the most credible rankings of exceptional law firms, rooted in a rigorous, peer-to-peer, industry-driven evaluation. Achieving a tiered ranking in Best Law Firms signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and metro-based scale. The reputation earned over the past 14 years and a future-focused commitment to innovation provides legal professionals with an elevated stature, validation and confidence that comes from being part of, and working with, a Best Law Firms honored practice.

About Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck Rankin & Hubbard

Founded in 1986, Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard is a nationally recognized full-service law firm specializing in core practice areas including admiralty and marine, bankruptcy, insurance, litigation, real estate, and estates and trusts. The firm has evolved and expanded with offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Houston and Gulfport to better serve the needs of its national and international clients. For more information, call (504) 568-1990 or visit