July 15, 2022

The 2022 ETL award ceremony in New York honored outstanding plaintiffs work in various areas of litigation as well as law firm diversity efforts and attorney lifetime achievements.

The 2022 Elite Trial Lawyers award ceremony held in New York Thursday celebrated outstanding plaintiffs-side legal work in 23 practice categories as well as attorney lifetime achievements and firms’ diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. The awards also honored 30 Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar and 15 Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar.

As courts have reopened and dockets slowly return to a more regular schedule, plaintiffs firms have applied innovative approaches to litigation, including in nationwide opioid prescription drug cases, data privacy claims against major technology companies or in high-stakes environmental protection cases.

The winners include:

Litigation Firm of the Year: Consumer Protection Winner: 

Cohen Milstein Seller & Toll's Public Client and Consumer Protection practices

Litigation Firm of the Year: Discrimination Winner: 

Cohen Milstein Seller & Toll's Civil Rights & Employment practice

Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar: 

 Christine E. Webber, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll

Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar: 

Daniel H. Silverman, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll

Jan E. Messerschmidt, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll

Click through to read the complete list of winners and finalist in Law.com’s “Celebrating Excellence at the 2022 Elite Trial Lawyers Awards.”