Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014
Attorney Steven R. Maher of The Maher Law Firm was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs as well as Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.
“It is an honor to receive this recognition, which I believe serves as a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our entire legal team at The Maher Law Firm,” Mr. Maher said. “We are truly motivated to provide professional and compassionate service to each and every one of our clients.”
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Selection is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey, with more than 52,000 attorneys casting more than 5.5 million 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 in Best Lawyers.
Mr. Maher, a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Law, concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, including representation of clients in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse and negligence, medical malpractice and defective products. He also practices in the areas of patent infringement and antitrust litigation.
He has held leadership roles in numerous multidistrict litigation and class-action cases, including those involving the Vytorin cholesterol-lowering drug (U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, MDL Docket No. 1938) and the Yaz and Yasmin birth control drugs (U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, MDL Docket No. 2100).
Mr. Maher also was appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania as Co-Lead Counsel on behalf of the indirect purchaser for resale class in a price-fixing antitrust case against the chocolate industry (MDL Docket No. 1935).
Mr. Maher is licensed to practice law in eight states (Florida, California, Arizona, Texas, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and New Mexico) and the District of Columbia as well as in numerous federal courts located throughout the country, including the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.
He is an active member of the Florida State Bar, Florida Justice Association and American Association for Justice.
In 2007, the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida appointed Mr. Maher to a three-year term on the Court’s Local Rules Advisory Committee.
About The Maher Law Firm
The Maher Law Firm is a nationally recognized personal injury law firm that is dedicated to protecting the rights of those who have been injured due to the negligence or wrongful conduct of others. The firm represents clients in Florida and across the United States. The firm focuses in the areas of motor vehicle accidents, product liability and premises liability as well as in cases involving the abuse and neglect of nursing home residents, home health care patients and special needs children and adults. The firm’s main office is located at 631 West Morse Boulevard, Suite 200, Winter Park, FL 32789 (phone number 407-839-0866). For more information, please contact the firm through its online form.