U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. The third edition of these rankings features law firms given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise. Starr, Gern, Davison & Rubin achieved a Tier 1 Ranking in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation and a Tier 3 Ranking in Real Estate Law. Amos Gern and Ira Starr also received individual recognition as Best Lawyers in their respective fields.