We are pleased to announce that James J. McEldrew, III, has been named to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. Brandon Lauria and Daniel Purtell were named to the 2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list published by the same organization.
The Super Lawyers list is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the state. Jim McEldrew has been named to the list for 14 years in a row.
The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state. To be eligible for inclusion, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less.
This is the 7th year in a row that Brandon Lauria has received the designation. Brandon Lauria works with clients in a wide variety of employment and family law matters. Brandon was selected for inclusion on the list for his work in family law.
Dan Purtell works with our personal injury clients here at McEldrew Young Purtell Merritt. Dan was selected to the list for his work as a medical malpractice lawyer.
Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected from more than 70 practice areas and all firm sizes, assuring a credible and relevant annual list.
The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes peer nominations, independent research, and evaluations from a highly credentialed panel of attorneys.
The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys to be used as a resource for both referring attorneys and consumers seeking legal counsel.