FeganScott founding partner and managing member Elizabeth A. Fegan was recently named Best Sexual Abuse Victims' Attorney in the state of Illinois by US Business News.
The award is part of the US Business News’ Legal Elite Award program, which recognizes lawyers based solely on their merit. The rigorous internal research and judging process centers on lawyers who exhibit expertise in their field, dedication to customer service and commitment to promoting excellence.
"I’m honored to join the ranks of some of the most passionate and dedicated lawyers across the country," said Fegan. "This recognition isn’t just for me, but also for the courageous survivors of sexual abuse who find the strength to stand up to injustice."
As a passionate advocate for supporting survivors of sexual assault, abuse and harassment, Fegan is leading the class action lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein. She also leads a class action against the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), the NCAA Board of Governors, and John Rembao, a former track and cross-country coach, for failing to prohibit sexual abuse between coaches and student-athletes.
In 2019, Fegan co-founded FeganScott, a national class-action law firm that serves as a powerful ally for consumers and small businesses. Collectively, the firm’s attorneys have successfully recovered $1 billion for clients nationwide.
With more than 200,000 readers, US Business News is a central outlet for the leaders and gamechangers in the U.S. business market. The publication hosts the Legal Elite Awards each year, using a comprehensive internal vetting process to ensure winners are selected based on their contributions to their industry. Fegan’s recognition demonstrates the wider influence of the dedication and commitment of the FeganScott legal team.
"I couldn’t have received this honor without all of the outstanding work of the other attorneys at FeganScott," said Fegan. "It is a pleasure to work with a team aligned with our mission of empowering clients and advocating for justice."
FeganScott is a national class-action law firm dedicated to helping victims of consumer fraud, sexual abuse, and discrimination. The firm is championed by acclaimed veteran, class-action attorneys who have successfully recovered $1 billion for victims nationwide. FeganScott is committed to pursuing successful outcomes with integrity and excellence while holding the responsible parties accountable.