Why Our Accolades Matter

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Our Firm Has Earned Numerous Accolades

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At Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP, we have been honored with numerous awards and accolades, many of which are lifetime memberships and/or continual forms of recognition that have been earned time and again. Our firm’s and attorneys’ recognitions include:

  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Lawyer
  • America’s Most Honored Lawyers, 2020 – 2022
  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2018 – 2022
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers List, 2015 – 2021
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2014 – 2022
  • Top 1 Percent of Trial Lawyers, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • American Academy Top 100 Attorneys—(2020)
  • America’s Most Honored Lawyers Top 10%—(2020)
  • Top Lawyers, Global Directory of Who’s Who, – 2015
  • List of Leaders in Personal Injury Law, Newsweek magazine, – 2011
  • National Trial Lawyers Organization Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York State, 2012 — Present
  • New York’s Super LawyersTM, 2010 — Present
  • Life Member, Litigation Elite’s Top 100 Litigators in New York in the field of personal injury
  • Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award
  • “Best Lawyers 2022” per the Wall Street Journal
  • One of America’s Top 100 Medical Malpractice Litigators® for New York City, 2021
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine — one of New York’s Top 10 Attorneys, 2021
  • Named to New York’s Best Lawyers, 2021
  • America’s Best Attorneys — Top-Ranking Attorney for New York, 2021
  • Selected to Best Lawyers in America, 2021
  • Selected to Top 50 Lawyers in America list by Top Lawyers in America, 2021
  • Top Attorney by Attorney.com, 2020
  • Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year by Attorney at Law Magazine, 2018
  • Selected as a member of Lawyers of Distinction, recognizing Excellence in Personal Injury
  • Avvo Rating of Superb & listed as a 10 out of 10 by Legal Consumers
  • Selected to the American Law Society – Official Home of America’s Top Lawyers
  • Selected as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015-Present
  • Multiple appearances in the New York Law Journal’s Top New York Verdicts
  • Recognized on New York Metro Super Lawyers list, 2010 — 2017
  • Top 100 Lawyers in the Field of Personal Injury; 2013, 2016
  • New York Law Journals’ Verdicts Hall of Fame Honoree, 2015
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Attorney Award, 2013
  • 17th highest verdict in New York State for an automobile case, 2012

Our accolades don’t stop there, either.

So What Do All These Awards Mean For You?

To earn many of these accolades, an attorney must have been in practice for a number of years and obtained excellent results. In some cases, the lawyer must provide detailed documentation proving that he or she has won verdicts in excess of a certain amount. In short, our recognitions are proof of our skill and our experience. They are evidence that when you choose our firm, you will be represented by someone who:

  • Knows what it takes to achieve multimillion-dollar results
  • Regularly takes cases to trial and wins
  • Upholds high ethical standards
  • Maintains the respect of other legal professionals

To schedule a free initial consultation about your personal injury case, or to learn more about our law firm, call Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP, at 212-571-7171. You can also contact us online.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingTM fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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