Weitz & Luxenberg has been named one of 2018’s “Best Law Firms” in an annual ranking of top law firms compiled by U.S. News & World Reports and Best Lawyers. Weitz & Luxenberg was recognized as a leading “Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Plaintiffs” firm in the ranking’s national, New York City, and New Jersey lists as well as a top “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs” firm in New York City. In addition to the rankings, eight W&L attorneys were recognized individually for their mass tort and class action work and personal injury litigation.
“It is an honor for Weitz & Luxenberg to be recognized by our peers and clients for our successful representation in difficult matters and strong record in the courtroom,” said Perry Weitz, co-founder of Weitz & Luxenberg. “We fight to make sure our clients receive the best possible outcomes, and this distinction underscores our dedication and success.”
The “Best Law Firm” rankings are determined by client and lawyer evaluations as well as peer reviews and “reflect the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and same practice areas for its abilities, its professionalism and its integrity,” according to Best Lawyers.
In the category of “Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions for Plaintiffs,” U.S. News and Best Lawyers recognized firm co-founders Perry Weitz and Arthur Luxenberg as well as attorneys Charles M. Ferguson, Robert J. Gordon, Paul J. Pennock, Ellen Relkin, and Michael P. Roberts in New York, New York, and Jerry Kristal in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, as leaders in the field. Mr. Luxenberg was also recognized for his “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs” work in New York City.
“Our attorneys are dedicated to achieving the best results for our clients and this commitment is seen in the successful verdicts we won this year,” said Arthur Luxenberg. “I am honored that Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Reports recognized our accomplishments and the talents of the skilled attorneys that helped make these victories possible.”
W&L Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers
Additionally, 24 firm attorneys were recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine for their exceptional work in New York, New Jersey, and Southern California.
The magazine named seven attorneys as “2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers” including Adam R. Cooper, Michael P. Roberts, Nicholas A. Wise, Robert J. Gordon, Lawrence B. Goldhirsch, Paul J. Pennock, and Ellen Relkin as well as firm partners Arthur Luxenberg and Perry Weitz. This is the 10th year that Ms. Relkin has been named to the list and she was also named as a Super Lawyer in New Jersey, along with Jerry Kristal.
Fourteen attorneys were designated as “Rising Stars” in the New York metro area and Southern California. Those recognized were: Phan Alvarado, Adam S. Dreksler, Michael Fanelli, Jonathan M. Sedgh, Lauren Weitz, James Bilsborrow, Danielle M. Gold, Gennaro Savastano, Pierre Ratzki, Venus Burns, Alexandra Shef, Mark D. Bratt, Josiah Parker and Tyler Stock.