Los Angeles, January 25, 2012. In the recent 2012 Southern California Super Lawyers publication in Los Angeles Magazine, Panish Shea & Boyle LLP partner Brian Panish received the highest number of points overall among all Southern California attorneys in any practice area. Panish was also named among the Top Ten Super Lawyers in Southern California.
In 2011, Brian Panish had four multi-million dollar verdicts in personal injury and wrongful death cases, including verdicts of $17,845,000, $17,000,000, and $13,961,049. His 2011 settlements also include a $39,000,000 settlement in a malicious prosecution case against FLIR Systems, Inc. and a $20,010,000 settlement in a wrongful death and personal injury case against the State of California.
Panish Shea & Boyle LLP partners Adam Shea and Kevin Boyle and firm Director of Litigation, Hon. Peter Polos (ret.), were also named as Southern California Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyers selects attorneys for its publication on an annual basis using a three phase process, including the development of a candidate pool; the evaluation of candidates based on professional achievement and peer recognition; and peer evaluation by practice area. The final selection of Super Lawyers includes no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state. The firm’s attorneys have been consistently recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in the personal injury practice area over the years.
Firm attorneys have obtained more than 300 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million, including more than 20 verdicts and settlements of $10 million or more in the last 5 years. Panish Shea & Boyle LLP specializes in representing plaintiffs in catastrophic injury, wrongful death, products liability, and mass torts litigation.