Partner D. Todd Mathews Named a “Super Lawyer”

BG partner Todd Mathews has been named a 2024 Super Lawyer. Todd dedicates his career to fighting for people injured by defective products like asbestos, hernia mesh, 3M’s combat earplugs, as well as on behalf of survivors of sexual abuse. We thank everyone who took part in Todd receiving this recognition. For more about Todd and his work, please visit here.

In addition to this accolade, Todd is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, an invitation-only organization composed of premier trial lawyers from each state or region, and is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in America. In 2024 he was also recognized by Best Lawyers in America in three categories: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Law – Plaintiffs.

Pro Bono Focus: Liz Stryker and Husband Wes Prince Profiled in The West Virginia Lawyer

Bailey Glasser’s Elizabeth Stryker was featured in the most recent edition of West Virginia Lawyer along with her husband, Wes Prince of Shaffer Madia Law, to discuss their joint commitment to pro bono work.

Liz and Wes’ dedication to giving back began with their involvement in legal clinics while law students at West Virginia University College of Law. Liz began her legal pro bono work in the General Clinic, while Wes volunteered in the Child and Family Legal Clinic, where they both gained hands-on experience representing clients. Notably, Liz believes her work in the Legal Clinic gave her experience and the confidence to start practicing law.

“I still volunteer for pro bono opportunities like Tuesday Legal Connect because I like to think that my service is a way of paying West Virginians back for the support and education I received at the WVU College of Law,” Liz said. “I always leave the office with a smile on my face after [a volunteering] session because the callers are so grateful to talk to someone willing to listen.” “It’s a very refreshing experience to help someone feel heard and like [they matter].”

At Bailey Glasser, Liz is a member of the firm’s Personal Injury practice group where she represents victims and their family members whose lives have been impacted by severe or catastrophic injury or death, and she also litigates complex product liability matters. Liz is also a member of the Electronically Stored Information (ESI) practice group, which develops and assists with complex discovery and document review strategies across our firm. Learn more about Liz’s practice here.

Read the full West Virginia Lawyer article here: Pro Bono Focus – Liz Stryker and Wes Prince.

Bailey Glasser Named to “Best Law Firms in America” List

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Best Law Firms process, where we’ve been recognized in four National and 23 Metropolitan rankings. Our National rankings recognize our work in Litigation-ERISA, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Securities/Capital Markets Law.

Our Metro rankings include recognition for our work in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, Business Organizations, Corporate Law, Litigation-Banking & Finance, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Product Liability-Plaintiffs, Civil Rights, and many more. For a full list of our rankings, please visit here.

For nearly 25 years, our firm has worked tenaciously on behalf of our clients, and we never take your good words for granted. Thank you for recognizing our work for another year.

Brian Glasser Named to 2024 Lawdragon Top 500 Litigators in America

Lawdragon has recognized founding partner Brian Glasser in its “2024 500 Leading Litigators in America” guide, a list described as: “the advisors you want to send into battle.”

In the last year alone, Brian has won battles against MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell to the tune of $5 million related to an election fraud-related contest; Johnson & Johnson for trying to bury 38,000 asbestos-related cancer claims in bankruptcy court; Monsanto related to Roundup (with a settlement after four days of trial); and 3M related to claims by veterans harmed by defective military earplugs. Brian, together with trial teams from Bailey & Glasser, LLP, and firms across the country in some of these matters, has made a significant difference in many people’s lives, and we appreciate his inclusion on this esteemed list.

Brian represents a diverse array of plaintiffs and defendants throughout the United States, and he also handles complex commercial deals across many industries. He has been called upon to represent governors, members of Congress, and high-ranked agency officials in ticklish personal, political, or criminal inquiries, including state and federal impeachment proceedings. For more about Brian, please visit here.

Congratulations to all the lawyers on this list. For more about this accolade and to see the full list, please visit here.

42 Bailey Glasser Lawyers Named To The Best Lawyers in America & Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch 2024 Guides

Today we announce that 42 Bailey Glasser lawyers have been recognized across various categories (including one as a “Lawyer of the Year”) in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and the fourth edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America®.

“Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction.

For more, follow this link.

Bailey Glasser Awarded Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2023 and Achieves Nationwide Rankings in ERISA and Product Liability Litigation

Thank you to Chambers & Partners for our 2023 rankings, which includes two brand-new nationwide practice group rankings in the ERISA plaintiffs and Product Liability litigation categories. Having our lawyers and practice groups recognized by Chambers reflects how much we care about our clients and how hard we work to achieve successful outcomes for them.

We are grateful to all the clients and counsel (co-counsel as well as referring counsel) who took the time to participate in the process. Your time is valuable and we take that seriously. We appreciate you.

For a detailed overview of this year’s rankings, please visit here.

Partner Larry Lederer Named to Lawdragon Top 500 Plaintiff Financial Lawyers for Fifth Straight Year

Bailey Glasser is delighted that Philadelphia partner Lawrence J. Lederer has once again been included on Lawdragon’s 2023 “500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers” list. This is the fifth straight year Larry has received this accolade, a testament to how much he cares about his clients, the hard work he puts into their cases, and the results he achieves on their behalf.

Larry has extensive experience litigating securities, commercial, and consumer class actions and other cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States. In the last year, he’s brought impactful litigations to help people who have had issues related to mortgage lending and finance, telemarketing, and PPP loans.

This recognition is especially prestigious as the 500 lawyers were selected through Lawdragon’s “well-honed methodology combining journalistic research, robust nominations and vetting with experts.” Larry, congratulations on this recognition!

Congratulations to our 2023 LCLD Pathfinder – Panida Anderson

Bailey & Glasser, LLP would like to congratulate attorney Panida Anderson on being named a 2023 Leadership Council for Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinder. Ms. Anderson practices consumer protection, class action, and employment litigation with a particular focus on representing consumers in class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). She is also the immediate past President of the National Thai American Bar Association (TABA), which facilitates the professional development of its members and increases access to legal services for the greater Thai community.

LCLD is an organization made up of more than 400 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners, who have pledged themselves to create a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. LCLD’s programs are designed to “attract, inspire, and nurture” talent and promote inclusiveness within these organizations and in the participants’ circles of influence, thereby creating a new and more diverse generation of attorneys.

The Pathfinder Program is designed for diverse, high-potential, early-career attorneys at LCLD Member organizations. As a Pathfinder, Ms. Anderson will gain practical tools for developing and leveraging internal professional networks, leadership skills, and career development strategies specific to law firm practice.

“The LCLD program encourages Pathfinders to embrace our diversity and show up as our full selves.” Ms. Anderson said. “It teaches communication skills so that we can be better advocates and team players. Being able to network and become friends with like-minded diverse professionals is invaluable, and I appreciate Bailey Glasser for nominating me to be this year’s Pathfinder.”

After completing the seven-month program, Ms. Anderson will join fellow Bailey Glasser attorneys Jade Smith-Williams and Britney Littles as LCLD Alumni Program members.

Bailey Glasser became an LCLD member firm in 2022, with founding partner Benjamin Bailey as LCLD “Leader at the Front” and partner Cary Joshi as 2022 LCLD Fellow.

Learn more about the LCLD Pathfinder Program here.

BG Partner Jackalyn Olinger Rochelle to Receive “Litigation Practitioner Award” at Missouri Lawyers Media’s 2023 Women’s Justice Awards

At the 25th Annual Women’s Justice Awards taking place on May 18, Missouri Lawyers Media will give Bailey Glasser partner Jackalyn Olinger Rochelle its “Litigation Practitioner Award,” which honors litigators who “have made their careers in the courtroom.” Congratulations to our friend and colleague for this accomplishment, which is a testament to the care and commitment she has to her clients and to the world around her. #BaileyGlasser #Litigator #MissouriLawyer

For more information or to attend, please visit Missouri Lawyers Media.

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