NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Law360, an industry-leading source for legal news and analysis, announced today that two of Seeger Weiss LLP's practice groups have been selected to its prestigious list of "Practice Groups of the Year."
Seeger Weiss has been recognized in the following categories:
Class Action Practice Groups of the Year – 2017
Product Liability Practice Groups of the Year – 2017
The distinction is testament to Seeger Weiss' leadership and notable successes in some of the nation's most impactful litigations in 2017, including:
The Volkswagen "Clean Diesel" Litigation, one of the largest corporate settlement in U.S. history, in which Volkswagen (VW) agreed to pay over $21 billion to consumers in a massive buyback program.
The NFL Concussion Litigation, in which the National Football League agreed to a settlement of a $1 billion+ uncapped fund for retired players suffering from neurocognitive injuries.
The Syngenta GMO Corn Litigation, in which multiple classes encompassing hundreds of thousands of farmers received an agreement-in-principle settlement of $1.5 billion over genetically-modified crops.
The Testosterone Replacement Therapy Litigation (TRT), securing two bellwether jury verdicts against AbbVie Inc.; one client awarded over $140 million and another $150 million. For his role as Lead Trial Counsel, Seeger Weiss partner David Buchanan was recognized as Litigation Daily's "Litigator of the Week" in October.
About Seeger Weiss LLP Based in New York with offices in New Jersey and Philadelphia, Seeger Weiss is one of the preeminent plaintiff's trial law firms in the nation, known for its high-stakes, landmark verdicts and settlements in multidistrict mass tort and class action litigation. Since its establishment in 1999, the firm has led some of the most complex and high-profile litigations in the U.S. in both state and federal courts.
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