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January 12, 2012

Benchmark Plaintiff Honors: Several Motley Rice lawyers nationally recognized

New guide also categorizes three Motley Rice offices as "highly recommended"

The inaugural 2012 edition of Benchmark Plaintiff, The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Plaintiff Firms & Attorneys, recognized Motley Rice and a number of its attorneys in its national and local rankings.

In addition to being ranked as a "Highly Recommended" local litigation firm in Rhode Island, South Carolina and Washington, D.C., Motley Rice as a firm was ranked nationally in the Civil Rights/Human Rights and Mass Tort/Product Liability Tier 1 categories.

The following attorneys were individually selected as national and/or local "Litigation Stars."

National Rankings

Local Rankings

  • Ron Motley: Human Rights, Product Liability, Securities, Toxic Tort (South Carolina)
  • Joe Rice: Environmental, Mass Tort, Product Liability (South Carolina)
  • Kevin Dean: Product Liability (South Carolina.)
  • Nate Finch: Product Liability, Securities (Washington, D.C.)
  • Jodi Westbrook Flowers: Environmental, Human Rights, Mass Tort, Securities (South Carolina)
  • Vincent Greene: Environmental, Medical, Toxic Tort (Rhode Island)
  • Anne McGinness Kearse: Mass Tort, Product Liability (South Carolina)
  • Marlon Kimpson: Environmental, Mass Tort, Securities (South Carolina)
  • Robert McConnell: Environmental, Toxic Tort (Rhode Island)
  • Donald Migliori: Human Rights, Product Liability (Rhode Island)
  • Vincent Parrett: Human Rights, Personal Injury, Securities (South Carolina)
  • Mary Schiavo: Mass Tort, Securities (South Carolina)

Benchmark Plaintiff is a new guide that was developed by Benchmark Litigation and is currently the only guide focusing solely on plaintiff litigation in the United States. Over the past few years, the Benchmark brand has grown considerably and garnered recognition for its analysis of "the players shaping the dynamic practice of litigation." The guide recognizes not only firms conducting plaintiff work but also those lawyers responsible for bringing noteworthy cases. 

Visit the Benchmark Plaintiff website to learn about the selection methodology and the complete list of rankings >