NEW YORK, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Vincent Girardi, Attorney and Founding Partner of Girardi & Keese, was just recently inducted into the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) Hall of Fame for his outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the legal profession.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only 10 honored IAOTP members are inducted into the exclusive IAOTP's Hall of Fame. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations, contributions to their communities and have given visionary leadership to their industry. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP's annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.
Mr. Girardi was just recently honored at IAOTP's 2018 Annual Awards Gala held at the Plaza Hotel, where he was selected as Top National Consumer Trial Attorney of the Year and Business Innovator of the Year for 2019. For 2018 he was an honored guest at IAOTP's Annual Awards Gala at the Ritz Carlton in NYC, for his selection as Lawyer of the Decade, Citizen of the Year, Top Attorney of the Year and Man of the Year.
Mr. Girardi is being recognized for this honor for his outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the legal industry, his endless list of accomplishments, awards accolades, dedicating over 50 years of service as a practicing trial attorney and for his continuous contribution to society.
Mr. Girardi is regarded by his peers as one of the nation's top trial lawyers of all time and has become an international celebrity attorney. He has proven himself as an accomplished professional and expert litigator who has become a household name trying the most famous cases throughout the world. He has obtained more than 30 verdicts of $1 million or more and has handled more than 100 settlements of $1 million or more. He has tried more than 100 jury cases, winning the first California medical malpractice verdict of $1 million or more, back in the 1970s and he has had a few billion dollar settlements under his belt. His areas of practice include Wrongful Death, Commercial Litigation, Products Liability, Bad Faith Insurance and Toxic Torts.
Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP states that "Mr. Girardi has been an exemplary role model and Ambassador for IAOTP. It is our honor to induct him into our Hall of Fame. Tom changed the legal industry forever when he went up against PG & E which inspired the famous Erin Brockovich movie. He opened the public's eyes and exposed big businesses that harm and cause serious damages to the "little guys." Tom's bravery to go up against these giants and risk everything makes him a Legendary Consumer Trial Attorney for all time." It is without question Thomas Girardi is one of the best trial lawyers and he continues to wow us and the public every step of the way with his career achievements. He is an extraordinary human being and a role model on an international level, and he couldn't be more deserving of the award. "
The International Association of Top Professionals completed Mr. Girardi's film documentary which has been aired to over 400 media outlets and can be viewed here
For more information please visit: http://www.thomasvgirardi.com
Watch his videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MA-kbMkPSw
CONTACT: Stephanie Cirami, 212-634-4427