Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD Named to U.S. News & World…

Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD has been named as a “Best Law Firm” in the newly released U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. Specifically, the Providence, Rhode Island-based firm was ranked as a Tier 2 best law firm for Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Litigation.

The 2020 rankings were based on 107,000 evaluations from more than 12,000 clients, as well as more than one million law firm assessments from more than 16,000 lawyers.
Nearly 15,000 law firms were reviewed to arrive at the 2,106 firms who received a national law firm ranking.

Receiving a tier designation means that a law firm has earned the highest level of respect from clients and other leading lawyers in the country.

Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD’s ERISA Practice

As ERISA attorneys, Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD approach civil litigation as the opportunity to enforce a right or seek a remedy. The following statements summarize the firm’s approach to ERISA, as written in the firm overview submitted for consideration as a “Best Law Firm:”

“We fight to restore pride and independence to clients whose lives have been impacted by the wrongful denial of disability insurance claims…Our willingness to take cases to court and our success in doing so strengthens our ability to represent our clients' interests. Through this approach, our team of veterans’ lawyers, ERISA attorneys, and claims advocates often achieve successful outcomes for our clients.”

How Firms Were Selected

To be eligible for consideration as a “Best Law Firm,” one attorney from the nominated firm must be recognized in the current edition of Best Lawyers in a practice area ranked by “Best Law Firms.”

Clients and references for each nominated firm respond to a survey with their thoughts about their experiences with the firm’s responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, expertise, understanding of a business, and whether they would refer someone to the firm.

“The fact that our clients recognized us as a ‘best law firm’ makes us appreciate this recognition even more,” commented J. Scott Kilpatrick, Managing Partner of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD.

Kilpatrick is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and has been a featured speaker on ERISA Insurance Litigation for the National Business Institute, the Rhode Island Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association. He is also a contributing author to the last three editions of the American Bar Association’s book ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits.

What Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD Clients Said

Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD’s clients had a lot to say about the law firm’s expertise, effectiveness, and customer service.

●    “They have been thorough, supportive, and at many times, went above and beyond in their assistance to me throughout the process.”

●    “I especially appreciated how patient and kind they were, explaining everything to me and keeping me well informed of every step and decision involved in my case.”

●    “… all representatives from CCK were highly knowledgeable in the law and legal precedents involved in my case.”

●    “… their approach has been very direct, discreet, personable, and highly effective.”

●    “They did an excellent job for me and won my appeal for complete benefits and justice. I highly recommend them.”

About Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD

Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD is a Rhode Island-based law firm practicing veterans’ law, ERISA law, personal injury law, and bequest management. They can be reached at (401) 331-6300 or on their website at

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