New York, NY – November 9, 2012
Belluck & Fox, LLP, a New York law firm that advocates for victims of asbestos and other serious injuries, has won a coveted spot on a list of America’s best law firms for the third consecutive year.
The listing, first given out in 2010, is the result of a joint effort by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America to compile a definitive list of the nation’s most well-respected firms. Belluck & Fox, LLP was listed as a Tier 1 firm, both nationally and within New York State, for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions on the Plaintiff side.
“Belluck & Fox, LLP strives to provide first-rate representation to individuals with mesothelioma, and it’s gratifying to have that effort recognized by two prominent publications that rank institutions and lawyers,” said NY lawyer Joseph W. Belluck, a partner in Belluck & Fox, LLP.
The firm’s listing among the “Best Law Firms in America” follows founding partner Jordan Fox being individually recognized as Best Lawyers’ 2013 New York City Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions “Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year.” Founding partner Joseph Belluck and senior litigator James Long were also named to Best Lawyers’ list of distinguished honorees for 2013.
The rankings released this week are based on peer-review surveys combined with more than 4.4 million evaluations of individual lawyers in the most recent Best Lawyers survey. The listings showcase nearly 10,000 different law firms ranked in one or more of 119 major practice areas.
“We are proud of our lawyers individually, but we are also proud of what we do collectively as a New York serious injury law firm,” Belluck said. “We are pleased to have been placed among the best because it means we’re serving clients well who are in great need.”
The New York mesothelioma trial lawyers of Belluck & Fox, LLP primarily represent people with asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma and lung cancer. About 2,500 to 4,000 Americans are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year, and thousands more develop asbestosis and lung cancer related to asbestos.
The complete rankings are online at https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com. The national first-tier rankings will be featured in the November print issue of U.S. News & World Report, which will go on sale in late October.
About Belluck & Fox, LLP
Belluck & Fox, LLP is a nationally recognized law firm that represents individuals with asbestos and mesothelioma claims, as well as victims of crime, medical malpractice, motorcycle crashes, lead paint, and other serious injuries. The firm has won more than $1 billion in compensation for its clients and their families.
Partner Jordan Fox is a well-known asbestos and mesothelioma attorney who has been recently been named 2013 Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year for New York City Mass Tort Litigation by Best Lawyers in America.
He has also been recognized by New York Magazine’s “the Best Lawyers in the New York Area” and Super Lawyers. His verdicts have been featured among the National Law Journal’s Largest Verdict of the Year and in 2011 he won two of the ten largest verdicts in all of New York State.
Partner Joseph W. Belluck is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed among Best Lawyers in America, New York Magazine’s “The Best Lawyers in the New York Area” and in Super Lawyers. Mr. Belluck has won numerous cases involving injuries from asbestos, defective medical products, tobacco and lead paint, including a recent mesothelioma case with for more than $12 million.
How Belluck and Fox is different from other mesothelioma law firms in New York.