The U.S. News — Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are yearly rankings of law firms by practice area and geographical location. The attorneys of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP have been included in the first-tier rankings for Albany from 2011 to present for personal injury, commercial litigation and litigation – eminent domain & condemnation.
American College of Trial Lawyers – (highly selective). By invitation only after lengthy screening – limited to 1% of the active trial and appellate lawyers in each state.
Inner Circle of Advocates – (most selective trial lawyers’ group) – limited to 100 active plaintiffs’ trial lawyers in this country and only 6 in New York State. Among minimum requirements for the screening process are at least 50 trials to verdict on behalf of plaintiffs and multiple million dollar jury awards on behalf of individual plaintiffs.
International Academy of Trial Lawyers – (highly selective). By invitation only after lengthy screening – limited to 500 lawyers in the United States, with approximately an additional 50-75 lawyers from countries outside of the United States.
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® — one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 4000 members throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
Super Lawyers — Super Lawyers selections are made using a “rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations are evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.”
The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers — The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers “includes only those select law practices that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field.”
Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated — Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviews “reflect a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.”
“AV Preeminent” is a significant rating accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Best Lawyers – Best Lawyers® compiles and publishes “lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.”
Our attorneys have achieved the highest rating from AVVO, a nationally recognized lawyer rating service.
Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys — Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys contains over 3,000 client-recommended attorneys who handle insurance issues.
American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™, has selected selected various attorneys at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP as a ‘2014 Top Rated Lawyer in ‘Mass Torts Law’. American Lawyer Media, a leading provider of news and information to the legal industry has teamed with Martindale-Hubbell™ to highlight “Top Rated Lawyers of “Mass Torts Law” in the July issue of The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel magazine.
Membership to America’s Top 100 Attorneys™ is limited to the Top 100 professionals from each state in each category of practice who best exhibit excellence and the highest ethical standards in their respective professions. With these high standards, less than 1% of professionals in the United States will be selected for membership as one of America’s Top 100™ in their profession. Membership selection is intended to help the community identify the cream of the crop in each profession and assist with professional networking among the Nation’s top professionals.
ABPLA certified attorneys have demonstrated skill & expertise in medical malpractice & legal malpractice, and proven it through rigorous examination & testing by an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited organization. Additionally each attorney who is board certified, must demonstrate substantial involvement in their chosen specialty. Board certification means the consumers of legal services can make a meaningful and informed decision when selecting counsel, providing their legal case every chance of success.
Call (518) 274-5820 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation with our attorneys dedicated to Commercial Litigation, Property Tax Disputes, Criminal Defense and Personal Injury law. Flexible appointments, including evenings and weekends, are available upon request at our offices located in Albany, Troy, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs, NY.