Christopher M. Placitella, Esquire, Named One of Americaâ€™s Top 100 Most Influential Trial Lawyers
The Trial Lawyer Magazine has named New Jersey attorney Christopher M. Placitella, partner at the law firm of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, as one of â€œAmericaâ€™s Most Influential Trial Lawyersâ€ for 2011.
Red Bank, New Jersey (PRWEB) December 09, 2011
The Trial Lawyer Magazine designates the top 100 civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys in the United States to the â€œAmericaâ€™s Most Influential Trial Lawyersâ€ list. The lawyers being honored â€œrepresent the greatest trial lawyers in the history of our distinguished profession, based on their consistent demonstration of success and professional excellence,â€ according to the National Trial Lawyers organization. The Trial Lawyer Magazineâ€™s mission is to bring together the top attorneys nationally with attorneys practicing throughout the United States, and â€œto foster an open dialogue between the finest trial lawyers in America and its members within the legal profession.â€
Placitella, former President of the New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association, has been an active participant in numerous landmark cases, has received numerous awards for his efforts on behalf of victims of environmental and toxic pollution, and is recognized as one of the countryâ€™s leading authorities on mesothelioma, asbestos related diseases, and toxic torts.
â€œBy virtue of what trial lawyers do, all trial lawyers are influential in seeking justice and due process.. That being said, I am excited and honored to have been recognized with this honor, â€œsaid Chris Placitella. â€œI would like to extend my congratulations to each of the selected attorneys, and to thank the editors and staff at Trial Lawyer Magazine.â€
Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C. is one of the premier trial law firms in the country, with offices located in Red Bank, New Jersey and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The firm also maintains affiliate relationships with co-counsel in Bala Cynwyd, PA, Lemoyne, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington D.C. The firm has been annually recognized in the 2010 and the 2011/12 U.S. News â€“ Best Lawyers â€œBest Law Firmsâ€ survey. Christopher Placitella, Esq. was also named Best Lawyers â€œLawyer of the Yearâ€ and has achieved the top 100 list of New Jersey attorneys by Super Lawyers in both Mass Torts and Class Action based on those who received the highest point totals in the New Jersey attorney nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.
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