Weitz & Luxenberg has been recognized by the U.S. News & World Report and the peer-review publication Best Lawyers as the national Law Firm of the Year in the category of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. The distinction was given as part of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms Rankings,” which also gave Weitz & Luxenberg several regional honors.

“This honor is a testament to the hard work and dedication that attorneys and support staff at Weitz & Luxenberg exhibit on a daily basis to get justice for our clients,” said Perry Weitz, one of the firm’s co-founders. “We are humbled to be recognized in such a prestigious ranking of legal services and look forward to continuing to fight for people who have been knowingly harmed by negligent organizations.”

Regional Honors in New York and New Jersey

U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes peer review from leading attorneys in a particular field, and a collection of client and lawyer evaluations. Clients are asked to provide feedback on firm practice groups addressing expertise, responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, civility and whether they would refer another client to the firm. Lawyers are also asked to provide feedback on these areas, as well as whether they would refer a matter to a firm and whether they consider a firm a worthy competitor.

Based on this criteria, Weitz & Luxenberg not only received the Law Firm of the Year honors, but was also recognized in the same category as a Tier 1 firm in the New York and New Jersey metropolitan areas. It was also named as a New York Metropolitan Tier 1 firm in the category of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

Second Major Honor for Firm in Last Two Months

Arthur Luxenberg, the firm’s other co-founder, added, “We believe that we have some of the most talented lawyers in the country working at Weitz & Luxenberg, and the success of the firm would not be possible without their tireless commitment to our clients.”

This recognition by U.S. News – Best Lawyers comes just weeks after Super Lawyers magazine recognized 17 Weitz & Luxenberg attorneys as exceptional NYC Metro lawyers, with two attorneys receiving the distinction for the tenth time.

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