PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2013) - Three attorneys at the national law firm of Anapol Schwartz have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
Sol H. Weiss, Lawrence R. Cohan and James R. Ronca have been listed as the top Philadelphia attorneys in Plaintiffs' Mass Tort and Class Actions. The inclusion of three Anapol Schwartz attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America® is yet another demonstration of the outstanding work the firm continues to do in personal injury law both nationally and locally.
Weiss has been named in The Best Lawyers in America® every year since 2006. He was also selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® since 2004 and has been named a Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyer from 2010 to 2012. Weiss currently serves as Co-Lead Counsel in the federal NFL concussion lawsuits and as Lead Class Counsel in the Luzerne County Kids-for-Cash civil rights litigation. Other notable cases include the $3.75 billion settled Fen-Phen Diet Drugs Products Liability Litigation and $68.5 million settled Baycol Product Liability Litigation.
Cohan has also been included in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2006. He has continually been listed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey Super Lawyers® since 2005, and he was named a Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyer in 2011 and 2012. Cohan is Managing Partner and Senior Trial Counsel of the firm's New Jersey office and Chair of the Anapol Schwartz Toxic Tort Litigation Department. He has served in various leadership capacities including Plaintiff's Lead Counsel of the Human Tissue Products Liability Litigation. Cohan is also a nationally recognized mesothelioma lawyer who he has forged new law in both trial and appellate court levels in Pennsylvania and surrounding states.
Ronca was named a Top 10 Pennsylvania Lawyer by Super Lawyers® in 2012 and has been named a Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyer for seven consecutive years, from 2006 through 2014. He has served as Co-Lead Counsel in three national mass tort litigations including the federal Mirena lawsuits as well as the Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant Products Liability Litigation and the $200 million settled Trasylol Products Liability Litigation.
Selection to Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than three million attorney evaluations. The publication is the oldest and most highly-respected worldwide guide to the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.*
About Anapol Schwartz
Anapol Schwartz is a national leader in product liability and pharmaceutical litigation, having successfully litigated thousands of cases in state and federal courts during the last 36 years. The firm has obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in successful verdicts, settlements and judgments on behalf of its clients.
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