I am very proud of this honor bestowed on me by my colleagues. It is a privilege and a responsibility to be selected as one of the top 5% of lawyers nationwide
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2007
David H. Perecman, a veteran personal injury attorney in New York and co-founder of the personal injury law firm of Perecman & Fanning, has been selected as one of the top 5 percent of lawyers in the country by SuperLawyers magazine.
"I am very proud of this honor bestowed on me by my colleagues. It is a privilege and a responsibility to be selected as one of the top 5% of lawyers nationwide," said Mr. Perecman.
Over three decades in practice, Mr. Perecman has won numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in various personal injury cases, including construction accident injuries and hospital deaths and medical errors. With $25 million in verdicts and settlements in the last year alone, Mr. Perecman recently recovered $15 verdict* million on behalf of a construction worker injured on a construction site.
A highly respected personal injury attorney in New York City, Mr. Perecman is very active in politics and various professional organizations and has spent his career advocating for injured victims' rights. Recently, in his capacity as Treasurer, now Secretary, of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) and Co-chair of its Labor Law Committee, Mr. Perecman addressed the New York State Assembly regarding updating and strengthening some of New York City's labor laws and agencies to adequately protect worker safety on construction sites.
The selection conducted by SuperLawyers focuses on the lawyer's reputation among his colleagues and the lawyer's verdicts and settlements. Over 800,000 lawyers nationwide are surveyed by SuperLawyers to evaluate the top attorneys. SuperLawyers staff also considers the attorney's honors, awards and professional activities such as bar membership and leadership.
About David Perecman and Perecman & Fanning:
For the past 25 years, Mr. Perecman of Perecman & Fanning has championed all types of personal injury cases, often concentrating his practice on complex construction accident injuries and legal issues. Mr. Perecman, a personal injury attorney in New York, has recovered millions of dollars for his clients over the course of his career, with $25 million in verdicts and settlements in the last year alone. Among his more recent victories, Mr. Perecman won a $15 million verdict for an injured construction worker. Mr. Perecman's depth of expertise and breadth of knowledge are widely recognized, while his record and reputation speak for themselves. For more information please visit http://www.perecman.com.
*subsequently settled for $7.94 million.