Four Phelan Petty Attorneys Named 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers

Four Phelan Petty Attorneys Named 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers Phelan Petty extends warm congratulations to their four attorneys recently selected for inclusion on the 2022 Super Lawyers List –Michael Phelan, Jonathan Petty, Brielle Hunt, and Christopher Yakubisin. We are proud of each member of our team for their impressive achievements.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Their selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Inclusion in Super Lawyers is limited to five percent of all eligible attorneys in each region. Rising Stars, which recognizes attorneys who are either under the age of 40, or have been in practice fewer than 10 years, is limited to only 2.5 percent of all eligible attorneys.

About Phelan Petty’s award-winning attorneys

Jonathan Petty focuses his practice on medical malpractice in Virginia. Super Lawyers recognizes him for his work in Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice; Personal Injury – Products; and Personal Injury – General. In 2014 and 2017, he was named to the Top 50 and Top 100 lists, and to the Top 100 list in 2019. He has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America every year since 2012 for his work in Medical Malpractice Law: Plaintiffs, and was named a Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in 2014. Attorney Petty also secured one of Virginia’s largest verdicts of 2017 ($2.4 million), as seen in Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

Michael Phelan focuses his practice on car and truck crashes, defective products, including dangerous drugs and medical devices, and explosion cases. He is an experienced traumatic brain injury attorney. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers since 2009 for his work in the area of Personal Injury: Plaintiffs, and been named to the Top 100 list since 2019. He received the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Above and Beyond Award in 2020 and 2021, and AAJ’s Wiedemann Wysocki Award in 2016 and 2019. He has been named to Best Lawyers in America since 2009, and was recognized by The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 in 2021.

Brielle Hunt practices personal injury litigation with a focus on medical malpractice. She has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2019 for her work in Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiffs. Attorney Hunt is also an American Bar Association Fellow and recognized by The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 – Civil Plaintiff.

Christopher Yakubisin is Phelan Petty’s newest associate, but he is an experienced personal injury litigation attorney. Chris was recognized by Super Lawyers Rising Stars for the second year in the row, for this work in Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff. He has been recognized for his work on behalf of injury clients by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

The entire team at Phelan Petty is proud of Michael, Jonathan, Brielle, and Christopher for their well-earned and deserved honors. Congratulations again!