Phelan Petty Named to “Best Law Firms” List for 2022

Phelan Petty Named to “Best Law Firms” List for 2022Phelan Petty is proud to announce that the firm has once again been named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” for the 2022 edition. The Firm has earned Tier 1 rankings for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

For more than a decade, Best Law Firms has recognized law firms across the US and throughout the world for their work in 75 different practice areas. In order to be eligible, at least one attorney from the firm must have been recognized by Best Lawyers. Inclusion one year does not guarantee inclusion the next, and selection and rankings are based entirely on peer-review. You cannot purchase a place on the Best Law Firms list. Phelan Petty has been recognized by Best Law Firms for the last nine consecutive years, since 2014.

This year, both named partners were recognized by Best Lawyers for their work on behalf of injured plaintiffs:

Michael G. Phelan has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2009. He was specifically recognized for 2022 for his work in Mass Tort and Product Liability Litigation. In 2021, he was named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and was awarded the American Association for Justice’s Above and Beyond Award for the second year in a row. He has been recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers since 2009, and has repeatedly been named to the Top 100 in Virginia and Top 50 in Richmond. Mr. Phelan is a member of the prestigious, invitation-only American Board of Trial Advocates, and has earned an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Jonathan Petty has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2012. He was specifically recognized in 2022 for his work in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice litigation, and was named a Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year in 2014 for his work in Medical Malpractice Law. He has been recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers since 2008, and has repeatedly been named to the Top 100 in Virginia and Top 50 in Richmond lists. Mr. Petty has earned an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

All of us at Phelan Petty are very proud to have made the Best Law Firms list once again. Please join us in celebrating the Firm’s latest award.