“I am honored for our firm to be selected for this distinction,” Mr. Belluck said from Belluck & Fox’s Fifth Avenue offices in New York City.
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2014
The New York personal injury firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, announced today that three of its attorneys – founding partners Joseph Belluck and Jordan Fox and senior litigator James Long – have been chosen by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the area of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs.
Best Lawyers is universally regarded as the country’s definitive guide to legal excellence. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which leading attorneys cast votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. Corporate Counsel magazine has described Best Lawyers as the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.
“I am honored for our firm to be selected for this distinction,” Mr. Belluck said from Belluck & Fox’s Fifth Avenue offices in New York City. “It really affirms our work representing mesothelioma patients, who are often desperately sick, against some of the largest and most powerful corporations in New York.”
Mr. Belluck has settled hundreds of mesothelioma cases over the course of his career and, for three years, co-chaired the Mealey’s/HB Litigation National Asbestos Litigation Conferences. He has received an AV® Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating given for ethical standards and legal responsibility. He has selected to Best Lawyers every year since 2009.
Mr. Fox was named the 2013 Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year in New York City Mass Tort Litigation by Best Lawyers after leading the trial team responsible for winning verdicts of $32 million and $19.5 million, respectively, in two mesothelioma cases in 2011 in New York Supreme Court. (Case Nos. 190196/10 and No. 190134/10). He has appeared on the Best Lawyers list since 2006 and has had a number of his verdicts featured by The National Law Journal among their “Largest Verdicts of the Year.”
Mr. Long, a former prosecutor in Philadelphia, has been listed in Best Lawyers each year since 2009. In addition to New York, he has litigated asbestos cases in Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, New Hampshire and New Mexico.
Belluck & Fox, LLP, is nationally known for its work in mesothelioma and asbestos exposure cases and regularly appears on the “Best Law Firms in America” list published annually by U.S. News & World Report.
About Belluck & Fox
The New York mesothelioma law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP represents victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases, as well as individuals with claims related to other mass torts, motorcycle crashes, lead paint and other serious injuries. The firm’s attorneys have won more than $600 million in compensation for clients and their families. The firm’s headquarters are located at 546 Fifth Avenue, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10036 (local phone 212-681-1575). The firm also features New York offices in Clifton Park, Rochester and Woodstock. For more information, contact the firm through its online form or call