Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard is proud to announce that 12 of its practices have been recognized in the 2022 Best Law Firms rankings by Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest peer-review guide to the legal profession worldwide and a highly respected industry publication.

Highlighting the firm’s headquarters, the following Lugenbuhl practices are recognized in the New Orleans metropolitan region:

Tier 1:

  • 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

Tier 3:

  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

In the Houston metropolitan region, Lugenbuhl’s Admiralty & Maritime Law practice was also included in Tier 2. Rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, results of surveys conducted by Best Lawyers and peer review. Firms are eligible in the practice areas and metropolitan regions in which they have lawyers listed in the current edition of Best Lawyers in America©. Ten Lugenbuhl attorneys are listed in the 2022 edition.

For more than three decades, Best Lawyers has compiled annual lists of outstanding attorneys based on exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included on the lists.

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 maritime, bankruptcy, insurance, litigation, commercial, corporate, real estate, 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