2016 “Best Lawyers in America”

Best Lawyers in AmericaThe law firm of Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald, LLP is pleased to announce that Richard A. Russo, a Partner in the firm, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

Mr. Russo is the Chairman of our firm’s Personal Injury Practice, where he represents people who have been injured through the fault of another, or who are involved in disputes with insurance companies. He handles many injury or wrongful death cases involving tractor trailer and bus crashes; automobile and motorcycle accidents, crashes caused by drunk drivers; or landowner neglect or dangerous products. Many of the cases are tragic, involving wrongful death, brain or spinal cord injuries. Mr. Russo also handles claims against insurance companies who have acted in bad faith towards their insureds. A past president of The Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and the Committee for Justice for All, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Kevin Kitchnefsky Foundation for Spinal Cord Research. Mr. Russo is a magna cum laude graduate of Wilkes University and a cum laude graduate of Temple University Law School.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and more than 12 million votes have been received to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”