Best Lawyers’® Names 10 Weber Gallagher Partners as Best Lawyers and Carl Smith Jr. as Pittsburgh Workers’ Compensation Law-Employers “Lawyer of the Year”

08.18.14

Eleven Weber Gallagher Partners were named Best Lawyers’® 2015, including Carl J. Smith Jr., who was recognized as Lawyer of the Year for Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers/Pittsburgh. Smith represents employers, insurance carriers and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation matters.

Weber Gallagher attorneys chosen by Best Lawyers’® 2015 were in the firm’s Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Norristown, PA; Warren, NJ; and Mount Laurel, NJ offices.  In Philadelphia, Best Lawyers’® recognized Managing Partner Paul M. Fires for workers’ compensation law – employers; Joseph Goldberg for personal injury litigation – defendants and product liability litigation - defendants; Peter J. Weber for workers’ compensation – employers; Marc Zingarini for personal injury litigation – defendants and product liability litigation - defendants; and Stephen T. Potako for workers’ compensation law – employers.  In the Mount Laurel, NJ, office Jeffrey D. Newby was selected for inclusion for workers’ compensation law – employers. In the Pittsburgh office, Paula Koczan was selected for medical malpractice law – defendants; David J. Rosenberg for insurance law; and Carl J. Smith, Jr., for workers’ compensation law – employers. In Warren, NJ, Richard D. Arnold was selected for inclusion in workers’ compensation law – employers. All had been listed previously with Best Lawyers’®. 

Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 52,000 leading attorneys cast 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.

Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP has more than 110 lawyers and 18 civil practice areas. The firm provides legal counseling and representation in the Mid-Atlantic United States to local, national and international businesses, financial institutions and insurance companies. To learn more, visit www.wglaw.com.

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