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October 22, 2012

Legal Leadership Honors: Motley Rice lawyers named to 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists

OCT. 22, 2012 UPDATE

MOTLEY RICE LAWYERS RECOGNIZED IN 2012 NEW ENGLAND SUPER LAWYERS LISTS

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - National plaintiffs' law firm Motley Rice LLC is proud to announce that several of its attorneys in the New England area have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2012 Rhode Island Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars lists, as well as the Connecticut Super Lawyers® list.

The following attorneys have been named to the Rhode Island Super Lawyers list:

  • Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick- Environmental Litigation, Personal Injury Plaintiff: Products, Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Robert J. McConnell- Class Action/Mass Torts, Environmental Litigation, Personal Injury Plaintiff: General
  • Donald A. Migliori- Class Action/Mass Torts, Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical Malpractice, Aviation

* Migliori was additionally named among the "Best of the Best" on the Top 10 Rhode Island Super Lawyers 2012 list.

The following attorney has been named to the Rhode Island Rising Stars list:

  • Leah J. Donaldson- Class Action/Mass Torts, Personal Injury Plaintiff: Products, Personal Injury Plaintiff: General 

The following attorney has been named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list:

The Super Lawyers list recognizes only five percent of lawyers in the United States and spans more than 70 practice areas, evaluating contributions to and leadership roles in the legal profession. Selections are based on an extensive rating process that relies on peer nominations and evaluations, as well as third-party research. The Rising Stars list names lawyers who are 40-years-old or younger and have been practicing law for ten years or fewer. Less than three percent of lawyers in each state receive this honor. Both lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

Learn more about the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists selection process >

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JUNE 15, 2012 UPDATE

MOTLEY RICE ASBESTOS LAWYER NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED

Morgantown, W.V. - Motley Rice announces today that asbestos lawyer Vicki Antion Nelson has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2012 West Virginia Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list in the areas of Class Action/Mass Torts, Environmental Litigation and Personal Injury Plaintiff: General.

A West Virginia native, Antion Nelson has spent many years representing individuals and families suffering from mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases as a result of occupational, environmental and household exposure. She continues to fight for the rights of victims harmed by asbestos and advocates for the improved health and welfare of workers. Antion Nelson was the youngest member of the West Virginia State Bar Association Board of Governors and serves on the Development Committee of the West Virginia University College of Law. She is also active in her community, volunteering for numerous Morgantown, W.V., organizations and serving as a Rosenbaum Family House board member.

Learn more about the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list selection process >

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APRIL 26, 2012 UPDATE

MOTLEY RICE MEMBER NATHAN FINCH HONORED FOR LEGAL SKILL AND LEADERSHIP

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Motley Rice is pleased to share that member Nate Finch has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers® list in the areas of Personal Injury Plaintiff: Products; Personal Injury Plaintiff: General; and Securities Litigation.

Having nearly twenty years of experience in complex civil litigation and trial work, Finch represents individuals, companies and creditors' committees in personal injury , mass torts products liability, and securities and financial fraud litigation, as well as an array of other complex litigation cases ranging from single plaintiffs' products liability cases to high-stakes commercial disputes. He has extensive knowledge about the medical and scientific factors associated with asbestos-related diseases and has played a central role in trials and negotiations to resolve large asbestos product manufacturers' bankruptcies. Finch is a frequently invited guest speaker and often serves as a consultant to co-counsel seeking advice on challenging cases and complex legal matters.

Learn more about the Super Lawyers® list selection process >

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MT. PLEASANT, SC - Motley Rice is proud to announce that several of its South Carolina-based attorneys, who represent clients across an array of practice areas, have been selected for inclusion in the 2012 South Carolina Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars lists. The managing partner of the firm's California office, which was opened in 2010 to expand the firm's Securities and Consumer Fraud practice, was also named to the 2012 Super Lawyers® list for Southern California.

The following attorneys have been named to the South Carolina Super Lawyers® list:

* Motley was additionally named among the "Best of the Best" on the Top 25 South Carolina Super Lawyers 2012 list.  

The following attorneys have been named to the South Carolina Rising Stars list:

  • T. David Hoyle- Personal Injury Plaintiff: Products
  • Badge Humphries- Securities Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts, General Litigation
  • James W. Ledlie- Personal Injury Plaintiff: Products, Class Action/Mass Torts, Personal Injury Plaintiff: General

The following attorney has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers® list:

  • Mark I. Labaton- Securities Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts, Business Litigation

The Super Lawyers® list recognizes only five percent of lawyers in the United States and spans more than 70 practice areas, evaluating contributions to and leadership roles in the legal profession. Selections are based on an extensive rating process that relies on peer nominations and evaluations, as well as third-party research. The Rising Stars list names lawyers who are 40 years old or younger and have been practicing law for ten years or fewer. Less than three percent of lawyers in each state receive this honor. Both lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers® magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

Learn more about the Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars lists selection process >

 

About Motley Rice LLC                                                                              

Motley Rice is one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation firms. With a tradition of representing those whose rights have been violated, Motley Rice attorneys gained recognition for their pioneering asbestos lawsuits, their work with the State Attorneys General in the landmark litigation against Big Tobacco and their representation of 9/11 families in the ongoing lawsuit against terrorist financiers. The firm continues to handle complex litigation in numerous areas, including securities and consumer fraud, mesothelioma, environmental contamination such as the BP oil spill; prescription drugs such as Topamax® and Actos®; medical devices such as pelvic mesh and Depuy® hip replacements; human rights; aviation disasters; and wrongful death. Motley Rice is headquartered in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., and has additional offices in California; Connecticut; Louisiana; Washington, D.C.; New York; Rhode Island and West Virginia. For more information about Motley Rice, contact Joe Rice (DC, SC) at 1.800.768.4026. Connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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