CHICAGO, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph A. Power Jr. has established himself among the most respected Personal Injury Trial Attorneys in the United States with a litany of record-setting results and continued recognition from some of the nation's top legal publishers and rating organizations. His illustrious career was recently profiled in the May 2019 issue of The National Law Journal.
Featuring its 2019 Top Rated Lawyers™ section, the latest issue of The National Law Journal profiles a few of the country's most distinguished legal minds. Its compilation of award-winning and Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rated Attorneys is designed to serve as "The Definitive Guide to Legal Representation" by honoring those who've exemplified the highest standards of peer recognition, professional achievement, and winning results.
Power's full-page feature article can be found in the May 2019 issue of The National Law Journal.
About Joseph A. Power Jr.
Power's recognition among the Midwest's Top Rated Lawyers is a testament to a career of remarkable results, and a record of success that speaks for itself. Some of Power's most notable achievements and accolades include:
- Over $1 billion in compensation recovered for clients, and over 200 jury verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million each;
- Record-setting and high-profile results, including the largest medical malpractice verdict in Illinois history ($55.4 million), a $95+ million verdict for trucker crushed by cargo, and a recovery of $100 million in a trucking case which precipitated the "licenses for bribes" scandal, 76 criminal convictions (including the former Illinois Governor), and retesting of more than 2,000 truck drivers.
- President of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an elite invite-only legal organization comprised of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the U.S.;
- Recipient of the "Champion of Justice" award by national public interest law firm Public Justice (2012), the Illinois Bar Foundation's "Distinguished Award for Excellence," and the City Club of Chicago's "Citizen of the Year."
As one of the most accomplished trial lawyers in the U.S., Power has been recognized by numerous publications and organizations over the course of his career. In addition to being previously recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the top ten litigators in the U.S., he has also been named to The Best Lawyers in America, Illinois Super Lawyers, and the Lawdragon 500. Power is an active member in the local and legal communities of Illinois, and is involved in a number of charitable endeavors.
Joseph A. Power Jr. is a Founding Partner of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., one of Chicago's most accomplished civil trial law firms. With over $4 billion in verdicts and settlements recovered for clients - more than $800 million in recoveries than its closest competitor since 2000 - the firm has been named the "No. 1 Plaintiff's Law Firm" by Chicago Lawyer's Annual Settlement Survey nine years in a row. More information about Power and the firm can be found at www.prslaw.com.
SOURCE Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.