NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeger Weiss has earned top tier rankings nationally and in the New York metro area in the Mass Torts/Class Actions category in the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report's "Best Law Firms" ranking. The 2017 edition, announced Nov. 1, also recognized the firm in the medical malpractice category.
Partners David Buchanan, Moshe Horn and Christopher Seeger were singled out for accolades in Mass Tort/Class Actions in the New York Best Lawyers list. Founding partner Chris Seeger was also recognized in the Medical Malpractice category. Seeger Weiss has been ranked in Tier 1 since U.S. News first published its Best Law Firms rankings in 2010. To be eligible for a U.S. News & World Report "Best Law Firms" ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of U.S. attorneys. U.S. News notes that more than "10,000 attorneys provided more than 800,000 law firm assessments, and over 10,000 clients provided more than 90,000 evaluations." And, "achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise." About Seeger WeissFounded in 1999, Seeger Weiss LLP is one of the nation's leading plaintiffs' law firms. With more than 30 lawyers, Seeger Weiss is composed of an elite group of former federal and state prosecutors and trial attorneys who are known for bringing innovative solutions to tough legal challenges. Collectively, Seeger Weiss lawyers have tried more than 100 jury trials and, along with co-counsel, have recovered more than $2 billion on behalf of firm clients and class members.