The canine days of summer season are right here, however attorneys nonetheless want some pleasure of their lives, so it’s the proper time for rankings and awards to be handed out. Fortunately for us, the Nationwide Regulation Journal simply named its Elite Trial Lawyers for 2022, a high prize for the most effective plaintiffs attorneys within the nation. Plaintiff-side work supplies extremely rewarding alternatives that we typically overlook in favor of Biglaw protection, and the NLJ’s award is the proper time for us to indicate our appreciation for the members of the plaintiffs bar.
So, which corporations made the minimize?
Earlier than we get to that, we’ll focus on the NLJ’s methodology, which pored by way of tons of of entries from plaintiffs corporations throughout the nation:
The awards acknowledge legislation corporations’ excellent plaintiffs work in a high-stakes bench or jury trial or in a significant settlement. The winners will need to have scored a big win in the course of the contest interval and should additionally have the ability to present a powerful monitor report of wins over the past three to 5 years. Corporations will need to have devoted no less than 50% of their litigation sources to plaintiffs work and proven revolutionary approaches to case decision.
With out additional ado, listed below are this yr’s winners:
Antitrust — Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro
Aviation — Podhurst Orseck
Enterprise Torts — Reid Collins & Tsai
Catastrophic Damage — Podhurst Orseck
Civil Rights — Sanford Heisler Sharp
Class Motion — Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd
Shopper Safety — Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Incapacity Rights — Bailey & Glasser
Discrimination — Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Employment Rights — Corridor & Lampros
Environmental Safety — Morgan & Morgan
Authorities Illustration — The Lanier Regulation Agency
Human Rights — The Corridor Regulation Agency
Insurance coverage Legal responsibility — Daly & Black
Mass Torts — Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi
Medical Malpractice — Snyder Sarno D’Aniello Maceri & da Costa
Pharmaceutical Litigation — Motley Rice
Privateness/Information Breach — Keller Postman
Merchandise Legal responsibility — Seeger Weiss
Securities Litigation — Labaton Sucharow
Trial Technique Litigation — Kaplan Hecker & Fink
Range Initiative Award — Tycko Zavareei
Lifetime Achievement Award — Elizabeth Cabraser
Lifetime Achievement Award — Chris Seeger
The Keith Givens Visionary Award — Mark Lanier
Congratulations to all the corporations that made the listing — and a good larger congratulations for making a constructive influence on their shoppers’ lives. Effectively carried out!
The 2022 Elite Trial Lawyers [National Law Journal]
Staci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Regulation, the place she’s labored since 2011. She’d love to listen to from you, so please be happy to electronic mail her with any ideas, questions, feedback, or critiques. You may comply with her on Twitter or join together with her on LinkedIn.