New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2007
Belluck & Fox Partner Joseph W. Belluck has been elected to The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, an honorary organization of attorneys, judges and law professors whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession.
The Fellows encourage and support the research program of the American Bar Foundation, an organization which seeks to advance justice through research on law, legal institutions, and legal processes. An election to the Fellows is a significant milestone, as membership is limited to one third of one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction.
Mr. Belluck's practice is focused on asbestos, consumer, environmental and defective product litigation. Prior to Belluck & Fox, he served as counsel to the New York State Attorney General, representing the State of New York in its litigation against the tobacco industry and was instrumental in settling New York State's tobacco lawsuit for $25 billion. Mr. Belluck also served as Director of Attorney Services for Trial Lawyers Care, an organization dedicated to providing free legal assistance to victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Mr. Belluck has lectured frequently on product liability, tort law, and tobacco control policy and is a highly qualified consumer law and tort litigation attorney. An experienced civil trial and appellate litigator, Mr. Belluck is also an adjunct lecturer of law at Buffalo Law School, where he teaches a course on mass torts.
About Belluck & Fox:
Belluck & Fox, LLP is a nationally recognized law firm that represents individuals with asbestos and mesothelioma claims, as well as those injured by medical malpractice, motorcycle crashes, lead paint and other serious accidents. Belluck & Fox give clients and their families piece of mind by working to secure just compensation for their injuries. We provide professional and personalized representation. Over the past five years, the firm has won over $100 million in compensation for our clients. Belluck & Fox also operates http://www.mesotheliomahelp.net -- an informational website for people to learn more about mesothelioma. Partner Jordan Fox has been named to the "Best Lawyers in America" and on two separate occasions his verdicts were featured as the National Law Journal's Largest Verdict of the Year. Partner Joseph W. Belluck served as adjunct professor of law at the SUNY - Buffalo Law School and was instrumental in settling New York State's tobacco lawsuit for $25 billion. With offices in New York City, Albany, Woodstock and Rochester, no other law firm represents individuals in as many courthouses in New York State. We have represented clients in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Utica, Watertown, Rome, Ticonderoga, Seneca Falls, Niagara Falls, Troy, Corning, Elmira, Binghamton, Glens Falls, Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Waterloo, Ithaca, Jamestown, Olean, Plattsburgh, Massena, Schenectady and Oswego.
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