U.S. News & World Report has announced that Keane & Beane, P.C. has been ranked as a Tier 1 law firm for both the practice areas of Environmental Law and Litigation – Environmental in its annual listings of the Best Law Firms in America. Keane & Beane is the only firm based in Westchester County to earn such a distinction for these areas of the law. The issue of U.S. News & World Report containing the rankings was published on November 15, 2011. Also, a complete listing of all firms honored is now available at www.usnews.com.