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SPBMC Recognized with 4 Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Survey

January 2, 2018 in

Renowned New York injury firm receives highest possible achievements in New York

NEW YORK, NY | November 10, 2017 – Sullivan Papain Block McManus Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. (SPBMC), one of New York’s premier plaintiffs’ personal injury law firms, is proud to announce its continued recognition for outstanding work on behalf of personal injury and medical malpractice victims by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2018. This year, SPBMC will again be ranked as a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in three practice areas in New York City and one in Long Island.

The firm received Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings for:

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs (New York, annually since 2010)
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs (New York, annually since 2013)
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs (New York, annually since 2014)
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs (Long Island, annually since 2017)

“Our firm is always honored to be publicly acknowledged by our peers,” said managing partner Nicholas Papain. “We continually strive to deliver the highest level of service to our clients, and the ‘Best Law Firm’ rankings we’ve received are an acknowledgement of those efforts.”

Member David J. Dean was also named by Best Lawyers® as the 2018 Personal Injury Litigation–Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” in New York City, an honor he also achieved in 2015. The “Lawyer of the Year” award is presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.

Dean is one of four members of SPBMC who have been honored by Best Lawyers® as “Lawyer of the Year” in New York City: Nicholas Papain, Products Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs (2017); Eleni Coffinas, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs (2017); Frank V. Floriani, Products Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs (2015); and Brian J. Shoot, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs (2014).

The 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis, and Best Lawyers is a leading survey of lawyers worldwide. The 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings will also be published in print in the seventh edition of “Best Law Firms,” available to view here.

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