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Event Date Thu Jul 29 EDT (3 months ago)
Location Mandarin Oriental
80 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10023, USA
Region Americas

ALM’s Elite Trial Lawyers recognizes U.S. based law firms that have performed exemplary and cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs. The 2021 awards will maintain the same prestige as they’ve always had, spotlighting industry-leading plaintiffs lawyers and firms.

Categories Open for Nominations:

• Antitrust
• Aviation
• Bankruptcy Law
• Business Torts
• Catastrophic Injury
• Civil Rights
• Class Action
• Consumer Protection
• Disability Rights
• Discrimination
• Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar
• Employment Rights
• Environmental Protection
• Financial Products
• Governmental Representation
• Human Rights
• Immigration
• Insurance Liability
• Intentional Torts
• Mass Torts
• Medical Malpractice
• Pharmaceutical Litigation
• Privacy/Data Breach
• Products Liability
• Securities Litigation
• Trial Strategy Innovation (demonstrate how your firm evolved an area of law, the way courts or companies operate or how cases are tried.)

Specialty Awards:

• The Keith Givens Visionary Award
This award honors a member of the bar who has shown extraordinary creativity in bringing the legal industry together, developing new opportunities for business growth, and supporting the professional development of attorneys across the country. 500 word essay.

• Lifetime Achievement Award
This award honors members of the plaintiffs bar whose career and service have made an indelible mark on their community, their clients, and/or the practice or business of law. 500 word essay.

• Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar
We will honor a select group of young lawyers who are up-and-comers in the plaintiffs bar, already demonstrating their litigation prowess, service to the community, and/or impact on their firm. Nominees must be under the age of 40 by the nomination deadline. 300 word essay.

• Diversity Initiative Award
This award will honor the plaintiffs firm that demonstrates a concerted and successful effort to promote diversity within its organization or the profession at large. Clear examples, an explanation of the strategy or program, and any supporting data should be included in the submission. 500 word essay.

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Zehl & Associates

• Keller | Lenker

• Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP
• Motley Rice

• Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

• Sanford Heisler Sharp