CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corboy & Demetrio is pleased to announce that every partner at the Chicago law firm and two associates have been selected as 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than five percent of Illinois lawyers receive this honor.
"To have so many of our lawyers be recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers, including two associates for the first time, is simply a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our lawyers," said Thomas A. Demetrio, founding partner of the Chicago personal injury law firm.
Mr. Demetrio was named one of the Top 10 Illinois Super Lawyers out of more than 80,000 lawyers in the state. It's the third consecutive year for his nomination, and he's been on the Top 100 Super Lawyers list since the award's inception.
Ten partners at Corboy & Demetrio have been named Illinois Super Lawyers each consecutive year since the inception of Super Lawyers in 2005, including David R. Barry, Robert J. Bingle, Philip Harnett Corboy, Michael K. Demetrio, Thomas A. Demetrio, Shawn S. Kasserman, Francis Patrick Murphy, Susan J. Schwartz and Rene A. Torrado, Jr. Partner Daniel S. Kirschner became an IL Super Lawyer in 2008, and became a partner at the Chicago personal injury law firm in 2011.
In addition, four partners were named to the Top 100 Lawyers list. They include: David R. Barry, Philip Harnett Corboy, Jr., Thomas A. Demetrio and Shawn Kasserman. Corboy & Demetrio has the distinction of tying for the highest number of attorneys of any law plaintiff's law firm in the top 100 category.
Joining the prestigious ranks of IL Super Lawyers for the first time in 2013 are Margaret M. Power and Edward G. Willer.
In addition, three associates, William T. Gibbs, Matthew T. Jenkins and Michelle M. Kohut were again named Super Lawyers Rising Stars, dedicated to those lawyers who are under 40 and practicing fewer than 10 years.
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
About Corboy & Demetrio
Corboy & Demetrio is one of the nation's premier law firms. It represents individuals and their families in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and is renowned for its achievements in the courtroom and for its contributions to the community. The rights and concerns of its clients are at the core of Corboy & Demetrio's practice. That commitment, dedication, compassion and relentless drive has resulted in exceptional service and exceptional results for its clients. The Chicago law firm has acquired more than $3 billion in settlements and verdicts and has attained almost 600 settlements and verdicts in excess of $1 million. To contact Thomas A. Demetrio or any other Chicago personal injury lawyer at our firm, call 312-346-3191 or toll free at 800-356-3191. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information about our law firm go to corboydemetrio.com.
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