This year, many lawyers at the firm of Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi have been selected to Super Lawyers of 2016 for their phenomenal work in selected fields of law. Super Lawyers is an extremely prestigious recognition with an involved and tedious selection process where only the best of the best are chosen. The selection process starts with nominations where peers are permitted to enter the name of the lawyer they have deemed most worthy. A research process helps staff search for the best lawyers based on certain honors, peer recognition, and professional competence.
After this, the research department will evaluate lawyers based on 12 indicators of peer recognition including verdicts and settlements, transactions, representative clients, honors and awards, and more. Peer evaluation is then given based on a scale ranging one to five.
At the end of the process, a final selection is made based on the highest point totals from each category. This means that many lawyers are compared against one another to arrive at the best of the best.
Furthermore, there is a separate process known as the Rising Stars, which gives caring and outstanding recognition to those who are still rising the ranks as an attorney. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must meet the requirements of being either 40 years old or younger or in the practice for 10 years or less. They first go through the Super Lawyers selection process and, if they are not chosen, they will be sent to the Rising Stars selection process if requirements are met. Up to 5% of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list, showing you just what an honor it is to be named.
Michael Maggiano Named Top 100 Super Lawyer and Top 10 Super Lawyer 2016
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Michael Maggiano was selected honorably to the Top 100 and Top 10 Super Lawyers lists for 2016. Not only is he the founder of Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi, but has dedicated his whole life and practice to personal injury litigation with specific focus on car and construction accidents as well as medical negligence. He has been serving clients with his talents in the courtroom for over 35 years now. His years of selection for Super Lawyers range from 2005-2016. Michael Maggiano has tried many cases throughout New York and New Jersey and has been said by clients to display a certain depth of knowledge and understanding of medical and complex legal issues that makes him an effective force in any courtroom.
He is most honored to receive the Top 100 and Top 10 Super Lawyers recognitions, setting the bar for the firm and himself all thank you to his superb peers who have offered nothing but the utmost of support through the years.
Christopher DiGirolamo has dedicated his life to practicing personal injury law for his clients in New Jersey for many years. He has settled many cases for clients who have dealt with negligence in a car accident, negligent construction companies, and those involved in on-the-job construction accidents or hazardous conditions. He also served as co-counsel in the largest personal injury recovery of $101 million in construction history.
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Christopher lives by the theory that no case is too large or small and that he will be able to help a client recover if they have a case. This is why his peers have had nothing but good to say about him for years and continue to say only good. Christopher has been recognized as a Super Lawyer between the years of 2006-2011 as well as 2013-2016.
Michael Lizzi: Selected 2016 Super Lawyer
Michael Lizzi has also been selected as a Super Lawyer for the year 2016 as a top rated attorney specifically in personal injury. Michael Lizzi has been a staple to the firm since he was admitted to practice law in 1991 in New Jersey. Since then, he has received recognition for many accomplishments in his law career including the American Jurisprudence Award and the Million Dollar Advocated Forum. He has helped settle for many clients including an award of $300,000 for a case involving a fall from an elevated plank and a $425,000 labor law settlement in New York.
Michael Lizzi is happy to announce that he has been selected as a Super Lawyer from the years 2008-2011, and now for 2016 thanks to his peers and outstanding work in the field.
Daniel LaTerra Picked as Rising Star
Dan LaTerra has been selected to the Rising Stars list for the years 2014-2016. Daniel has been an associate at Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi for years and has lived in the state of New Jersey since 2007. He graduated cum laude in 2007 from the New York Law School and was recognized previously as an EXCEL Scholar in Lafayette College. He is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York and has made many accomplishments already in his short years as an attorney. Along with becoming Rising Star, Daniel has received many other awards and scholarships for his outstanding work. He is honored to have received the recognition within the firm.
A Huge Thank You to the Peers
The clients have made receiving these awards possible. Michael Maggiano, Michael Lizzi, Daniel LaTerra, and Christopher DiGirolamo want to thank their peers most of all for recognizing their outstanding talents and allowing them to play a very important role in some of the most rewarding cases in history. Thank you for helping us receive these incredible recognitions and being a part of our lives for years and many more to come!