2015 Elite Trial Lawyers

Introducing 2015’s Elite Trial Lawyers

Nicole LapinALM is pleased to announce its recognition of 50 law firms from across the country that accomplished the largest awards for their plaintiff clients in 2015. This year, these firms helped their clients win over $35 billion in recoveries, according to ALM’s Verdict Search.

About the Elite Trial Lawyers

This year’s ALM honorees were derived from hours of research, analysis and nomination vetting. To determine the Top 50 law firms, we examined ALM’s Verdict Search to identify the top verdicts and settlement amounts, as well as the firms that represented the most cases from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015. The qualifications are as follows:

  • Over $40M in awards during this period; or
  • 4 or more cases totaling over $15M in awards during this period.

The editorial staff of The National Law Journal also vetted numerous nomination submissions for accomplishments from the same time period across seven categories of plaintiff lawyers, based on particular types of cases in which they’ve excelled. Those practice areas were:

  • Employment
  • Medical malpractice
  • Products liability
  • Special litigation
  • Securities
  • Motor vehicle

Come Celebrate with the Winners! The Plaza in New York December 8th, 2015

The Elite Trial Lawyers awards celebration will be located at the The Plaza December 8, 2015. Come and celebrate with the winners at this prestigious event. Check back soon for more information on the awards ceremony dinner, networking, and sponsorship opportunities.

Here is the ALM selection of 50 firms based on largest awards:

  • A&G Law LLC
  • Ackerson Kauffman Fex, Attorneys At Law
  • Adamson & Cleveland, LLC
  • Arnold & Itkin LLP
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Bohm Law Group
  • Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
  • Brayton Purcell LLP
  • Brill & Rinaldi, The Law Firm
  • Butler Tobin
  • Caldwell Cassady & Curry
  • Capshaw & Associates
  • Cearley Law Firm, P.A.
  • Dan Newlin and Partners P.A.
  • Deehl & Carlson, P.A.
  • Florin Roebig, P.A.
  • Gary, Williams, Parenti, & Watson, P.L.L.C.
  • Gordon & Doner
  • Hildebrand McLeod & Nelson LLP
  • Janet Jenner & Suggs
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • Law & Moran Attorneys at Law
  • Law Office of Gregory S. Parvin
  • Law Offices of Paul Grobman
  • Levy Konigsberg LLP
  • Lieff Cabraser Heinmann & Bernstein LLP
  • McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya and Love, P.A.
  • McLeod Law Group, LLC
  • Morelli Alters Ratner, LLP
  • Morgan & Morgan
  • Motley Rice
  • Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP
  • Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy
  • Panish Shea & Boyle, LLP
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • RisCassi & Davis, P.C.
  • Rocke McLean Sbar
  • Russall & Lazarus
  • Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky
  • Schlesinger Law Offices P.A.
  • The Buzbee Law Firm
  • The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A.
  • The Homampour Law Firm PLC
  • The Sam Bernstein Law Firm
  • The Simon Law Group
  • The Yerrid Law Firm, P.A.
  • Walker & Bullard, P.A.
  • Wapner Newman Wigrizer Brecher & Miller
  • Williams & Connolly LLP
  • Winston & Strawn

Here are the NLJ selections for category finalists:

  • Andrews & Thornton - Products liability
  • Barrack, Rodos & Bacine - Mortgage-backed securities
  • Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles - Motor vehicles
  • Berger & Montague - Employment
  • Berman DeValerio - Mortgage-backed securities
  • Bernstein Liebhard - Securities law
  • Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann - Mortgage-backed securities
  • Clifford Law Offices - Medical malpractice
  • Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll - Securities law
  • Corboy & Demetrio - Medical malpractice
  • Cotchett Pitre & McCarthy - Special litigation
  • Gibbs & Bruns - Mortgage-backed securities
  • Girardi Keese - Products liability
  • Grant & Eisenhofer - Securities law
  • Hagens Berman Sobol & Shapiro - Motor vehicles
  • Hilliard Munoz Gonzales - Motor vehicles
  • Kanner & Whiteley - Special litigation
  • Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto - Employment
  • Korein Tillery  - Products liability
  • Kramer Dillof Livingston & Moore - Medical malpractice
  • Labaton Sucharow - Securities law
  • Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein  - Special litigation
  • Lubin & Meyer - Medical malpractice
  • McKool Smith - Securities law
  • Motley Rice - Products liability
  • Neufeld Scheck & Brustin - Special litigation
  • Panish Shea & Boyle - Motor vehicles
  • Phillips & Cohen - Employment
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan - Mortgage-backed securities
  • Robbins Geller - Mortgage-backed securities
  • Robins Kaplan - Special litigation
  • Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard - Motor vehicle
  • Sanford Heisler Kimpel - Employment
  • Simmons Hanly Conroy - Products liability
  • Tycko & Zavareei - Employment

ALM's The National Law Journal Announces Winning Litigators

Honorees to be recognized at expanded Elite Trial Lawyers Awards in December New York, NY

November 4, 2015 – ALM's The National Law Journal has announced the Winning Litigators, a special report recognizing lawyers who prevail when substantial damages are at stake, set a large legal precedent and/or overcome an unfriendly jurisdiction. The list includes lawyers at Akin Gump Strauss Held & Feld, Coving & Burling, Kirkland & Ellis, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, and many others from across the country. The report features 20 law firms, including profiles of lawyers and their teams, selected by the publication’s editorial team from more than 100 nominations. A full list of the lawyers/firms is available online here.