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.

Luke Thomas Joins BG Corporate Practice Group

We warmly welcome new partner Luke Thomas to our Corporate Practice Group. Luke has over 15 years of private practice experience handling both transactional and litigation matters, and joins us after serving as an Associate General Counsel at ASTEC Industries, a publicly traded, billion-dollar international heavy equipment manufacturer. In his new role, Luke is handling a wide range of transactional matters such as mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, banking and finance, commercial loans, commercial contracts, private equity, construction contracts and disputes, dealer agreements and disputes, land use and zoning, payment and performance bonds, and health care contracts. He routinely negotiates and drafts multimillion-dollar transactions and has extensive experience leading high-volume transactions.

Read the full announcement and learn more about Luke here.

Federal Law Clerk Joins Morgantown, WV Office

Bailey & Glasser, LLP welcomes lawyer Gabrielle Marcum to our Morgantown, WV office. Gabrielle has joined our national Commercial & Environmental Litigation Practice Group, where she will represent a diverse range of business interests and industries – from solo entrepreneurs to multi-national corporations – in state and federal courts nationwide.

Gabrielle brings valuable courtroom and legal writing experience, having completed two prestigious federal court clerkships in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia.

As a West Virginia University College of Law graduate, Gabrielle was an Executive Editor of the WVU Law Review and President of the Women’s Leadership Council. She was also a student clinician in the Child and Family Advocacy Clinic, providing vital legal services to children and families of limited income in custody matters, education advocacy, and accessing healthcare resources.

Gabrielle returns to Bailey Glasser after previously serving as a summer associate at the firm in 2019 and we are excited to welcome her back to our Morgantown office.

Learn more about Gabrielle Marcum here.

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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.

Bailey Glasser Maryland Sexual Abuse Cases Featured in People Magazine

People profiles our groundbreaking case against the State of Maryland in an article entitled: “‘No One Is Ever Going to Believe You’: New Complaints Allege Rampant Sex Abuse at 6 Md. Juvenile Facilities.” Interviewed for this article is Sharon Iskra, BG partner and Institutional Abuse & Neglect Team Leader whose mission is to be a voice for the vulnerable. “‘We can’t change the past, but we can improve the future, and I look forward to working with Maryland so that happens,’ Iskra says.”

The team in this matter also includes founding partner Brian A. Glasser, Mass Tort Practice Group Leader David Selby, and mass tort partner Todd Mathews.

To read the read the People article, click here.

To learn more our cases against Maryland, 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.

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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!

BG Team Receives “Litigator of the Week” “Shout Out” by American Lawyer Media

We appreciate getting an official “shout out” in ALM/’s “Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs” related to our $5 million win against My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell on April 20, 2023.

“Shout out to Bailey & Glasser, LLP Glasser founding partner Brian Glasser and his partners Cary Joshi and Lori Bullock for winning a $5 million arbitration award for cybersecurity expert Robert Zeidman against MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Last week a three-arbitrator panel held that Zeidman proved data Lindell had promoted as purported evidence of Chinese hacking switching presidential votes for Donald Trump to Joe Biden ‘unequivocally did not reflect November 2020 election data.’ The panel found Zeidman was due the $5 million Lindell had put up as part of the ‘Prove Mike Wrong Challenge’ launched during an August 2021 cyber symposium.”

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Bailey Glasser Secures $5 Million Award Against MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell For Election Fraud Claims

Mike Lindell, MyPillow founder and 2020 election conspiracy theorist, has lost a multi-million-dollar case against Robert Zeidman, a renowned and respected cyber expert. Brian Glasser and Cary Joshi of Bailey & Glasser, LLP represented Mr. Zeidman in this matter at trial. Other team members who worked on this matter include partner Lori Bullock and paralegal Manuel Rios.

Following the 2020 election, Lindell prominently trumpeted the false theory that the 2020 presidential election involved alleged Chinese government hacking that resulted in votes cast for Donald Trump being switched to Joe Biden. In July 2021, Mike Lindell sponsored his own so-called “Cyber Symposium”, which he said would provide an opportunity for technical experts in cyber forensics to examine and evaluate the evidence presented by Lindell.

Lindell was so confident in the validity of his so-called “evidence” that, as part of his Cyber Symposium, he held the “Prove Mike Wrong Challenge” and offered a $5 million prize to anyone who could prove the data was not valid. Today’s decision declares unequivocally that Zeidman proved Mike wrong.

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