Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth is delighted to announce that the firm has been recognized as a Metropolitan Tier 1 in Chicago in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list for both Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants and for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants by U.S. News – Best Lawyers.

The firm has been honored every year in these national legal industry rankings since “Best Law Firms” awards began in 2010.

This news comes on the heels of Sherri Arrigo, Richard Donohue, Kent Mathewson and Rob Smyth being featured as leaders in their field in the Illinois Leading Lawyers Magazine 2018 Business Edition. Additionally, Leading Lawyers recognized the firm’s 16 partners as Leading and Emerging Lawyers. Best Lawyers also named Mr. Donohue, Donald Brown, Karen DeGrand and John McGarry 2019 “Best Lawyers” in Chicago and gave Mr. Donohue and Mr. Brown the prestigious honor of 2019 “Lawyers of the Year” in Chicago.

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 in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. More at