NEW YORK, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Girardi, Attorney and Founding Partner of Girardi & Keese, was recently selected as "Top Attorney of the Year" for 2019 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only 6 attorneys from all over the world are selected for this distinction. Mr. Girardi will be honored in Las Vegas at the end of this year for this distinction as well as for his distinction for the Lifetime Achievement Award. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
Mr. Girardi is being recognized as "Top Attorney of the Year" for 2019, for his successful 50 years of service as a practicing trial attorney, his outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the legal industry, his endless list of accomplishments, awards accolades, and his continuous contribution to society.
Thomas Girardi has certainly proven himself as an accomplished professional and expert litigator who has become a household name. Mr. Girardi is regarded by his peers as one of the nation's top trial lawyers of all time. 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.
Throughout his illustrious career, Thomas Girardi has been active in his community, received numerous awards, accolades and recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the legal profession. He has been featured in numerous publications and magazines and just recently graced the front cover of the First International Edition of TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine which was distributed to thousands of the most prestigious professionals around the world. For 2017 he was named Man of the Year and was also presented the "Citizen of the Year Award" by the International Association of Top Professionals. For 2018 he was selected as Lawyer of the Decade by IAOTP and named California Consumer Trial Attorney of the Year. For 2019 he was selected as Business Innovator of the Year, Top Attorney of the Year, and Top National Consumer Trial Attorney of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals. He was also inducted into IAOTP's Million Dollar Diamond Club and the Library of Congress has published a book in Tom's honor for his donation of Court Room illustrations. Mr. Girardi is a trustee for the Library of Congress and over the years he had a collection of some of the most famous court case drawings which he donated to the Library which created the "Drawing Justice" exhibit. The exhibit was such a hit that the Library decided to create a book for it.
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