New York, NY – September 17, 2012
Belluck & Fox, LLP, a New York mesothelioma law firm that advocates for victims of asbestos and other serious injuries, is proud to announce that three attorneys at the firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC), the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Founding partners Joseph W. Belluck and Jordan Fox, along with senior litigator James Long, were included in the most recent Best Lawyers list, released just this week. The results are based on peer surveys combined with more than 4.4 million evaluations of individual lawyers from the most recent Best Lawyers survey. Mr. Fox has been included on the Best Lawyers list consistently since 2006, and was also named Best Lawyers’ Plaintiff Lawyer of the Year for 2013 in the category of New York City Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions. Mr. Belluck and Mr. Long have each been included on the Best Lawyers list every year since 2009. The complete rankings can be found online at https://www.bestlawyers.com.
In addition to the recognition of its individual attorneys, Belluck & Fox, LLP has been named as one of 2013’s best law firms in America in a joint publication released by Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Report. The firm was ranked as a Tier 1 firm in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions on the Plaintiff side.
The New York lawyers of Belluck & Fox, LLP primarily represent victims of asbestos exposure. They are most active in advocating for patients suffering from lung cancer and mesothelioma, an aggressive and difficult to treat cancer caused only by exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma affects the lining of the lung, abdomen, or heart, and develops in about 2,500 to 4,000 Americans each year.
“Belluck & Fox, LLP strives to provide exceptional representation to individuals with asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma and lung cancer. We are proud of this recognition by our peers, but we are prouder still of the work we do on behalf of our clients and their families,” said partner Joseph W. Belluck.
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. In 2011, Mr. Fox won two of the ten largest verdicts in all of New York State, and verdicts have been featured among the National Law Journal’s Largest Verdict of the Year on multiple occasions.
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 for more than $12 million.