NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading national plaintiffs' firm Seeger Weiss LLP has been named one of the 25 most influential law firms in America by The Trial Lawyer, the official magazine of The National Trial Lawyers.
The Forum: America's Most Influential Law Firms was determined by nominations from the magazine's readership. Each firm was "chosen for their professional achievements, trial results and effective impact in the legal community," the National Trial Lawyers said in its announcement.
The magazine also honored Seeger Weiss founding partner Christopher Seeger, selecting him for the RoundTable, a list of America's 50 most influential trial lawyers. The distinction places Mr. Seeger among the top civil plaintiff attorneys in the country.
About Seeger Weiss
Founded in 1999, Seeger Weiss LLP is recognized as one of the nation's country's preeminent law firms handling individual, mass, and class action litigation on behalf of injured persons and consumers nationwide. The firm has successfully represented plaintiffs in a variety of practice areas, including asbestos and environmental exposures, pharmaceutical injury, securities and investment fraud, consumer protection personal injury and medical malpractice, product defect, antitrust, and commercial disputes.
Collectively, Seeger Weiss lawyers have tried more than 100 jury trials, and the firm has been appointed as lead counsel in some of the most prominent and notable settlements in recent years.
About Christopher Seeger
Christopher Seeger is founder of Seeger Weiss LLP and a trial attorney who represents large classes of plaintiffs who collectively seek damages from major pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, and other corporations for consumer fraud and negligence. Most recently, he was appointed co-lead counsel and served as chief negotiator in the NFL concussion injury proceedings, where he successfully represented thousands of retired professional football players, leading to an uncapped settlement of approximately $1 billion. He was also appointed to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the ongoing action against Volkswagen for deceiving American consumers and government regulators with fraudulent vehicle emission testing results.
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