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Phelan Petty Attorneys Named to 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers ListPhelan Petty is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys – Michael Phelan, Jonathan Petty, and Brielle Hunt – have been selected for inclusion on the 2020 Super Lawyers List. In addition, Michael Phelan was named to the Top 100: 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers list.

Super Lawyers is an objective ratings service which honors attorneys across the country who have acquired significant professional achievements, and are recognized as exceptional among their peers. Selection is limited to 5% 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 2.5% of all eligible attorneys.

About Phelan Petty’s award-winning attorneys

Michael Phelan focuses his practice on car and tractor trailer 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 is the 2020 recipient of the American Association for Justice’s Above and Beyond Award, and is a two-time winner of AAJ’s Wiedemann Wysocki Award (2016 and 2019). For many years, including 2020, he has been named to The Best Lawyers in America for his work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation

Jonathan Petty focuses his practice on medical malpractice in Virginia. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers since 2008 for his work in the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Plaintiffs. 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 every year since 2012 for his work in Medical Malpractice Law: Plaintiffs.

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. She has also been recognized by The National Trials Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 – Civil Plaintiff.

The firm also has an active local counsel practice, serving as counsel in federal class action litigation involving anti-trust litigation, securities litigation, fraud and other complex litigation.

The team at Phelan Petty is very proud of Michael, Jonathan, and Brielle. We hope you will join us in congratulating them on these notable accomplishments.



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