August 21, 2015

Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, a premier national plaintiffs’ firm, is proud to announce that five attorneys from the Washington, D.C. and Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. offices have been selected for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.  

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

The following attorneys have received this prestigious distinction by Best Lawyers in America.

Karen L. Handorf, a Partner at the firm and chair of the Firm’s Employee Benefits (ERISA) practice group, was selected in the field of Ligation – ERISA.

Leslie M. Kroeger, a Partner at the firm, was selected for inclusion in the fields of Product Liability Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions for the Plaintiffs practice.

Stephen A. LeClainche, Of Counsel at the firm, was selected for inclusion in the fields of Product Liability Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions for the Plaintiffs practice.

Theodore J. Leopold, a Partner at the firm, is receiving a Best Lawyers distinction for the 10th consecutive year.  This year he was selected in the fields of Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation for the Plaintiffs practice.

Joseph M. Sellers, a Partner at the firm and head of the Civil Rights & Employment practice group, was selected by Best Lawyers in the fields of Civil Rights Law, Labor Law - Union and Litigation - Labor and Employment.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 12 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."