Phelan Petty is proud to announce that Michael Phelan and Jonathan Petty have both been named to 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers. Mr. Phelan was also selected for Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers for the third consecutive year and was named to the Top 50 Richmond Super Lawyers. Attorney Brielle Hunt was named to the 2021 Virginia Rising Stars List.
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.” No more than 5% of all eligible attorneys in any given practice area or region will be selected for inclusion. Rising Stars, which recognizes attorneys who are either under 40 years of age or have been in practice for 10 years or fewer, is limited to 2.5% of all eligible attorneys. Inclusion in the list one year does not guarantee inclusion the next.
About our attorneys
Michael G. Phelan. Michael Phelan has been named to Super Lawyers since 2009. This is his third year being named to the Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers, and first year being named to the Top 50 Richmond Super Layers. He is recognized by Super Lawyers for his work in the area of Personal Injury: Plaintiffs. Mr. Phelan has also been recognized for years by Best Lawyers in America, most recently in 2020, for his personal injury, mass tort, and product liability work. He is a two-time recipient of the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Wiedemann Wysocki Award, a 2020 recipient of AAJ’s Above and Beyond Award, and was named to AAJ’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2007. Mr. Phelan is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Jonathan M. Petty. Jonathan Petty has been recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers since 2008 for his work in Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff. He was named to the Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers in 2014, 2017, and 2019; to the Top 50 Richmond Super Lawyers in 2014 and 2017; and selected for Rising Stars in 2007. Mr. Petty has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America since 2012 and was named a Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice by Best Lawyers in 2014.
Brielle Hunt. Brielle Hunt has been named to the Virginia Rising Stars list since 2019 for her work in the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Plaintiffs. In 2020, she was named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 – Civil Plaintiff.
Please join us in congratulating Michael, Jonathan, and Brielle on their latest achievements.