New York Attorneys Smiley & Smiley Both Named 2012 "Super Lawyers"

The personal injury law firm of Smiley & Smiley, LLP is proud to announce that founding partner Guy I. Smiley and his son and partner Andrew J. Smiley have once again been named New York Metro Super Lawyers. Each year, only five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive the Super Lawyers honor .

One or both Smileys have been included in New York Super Lawyers every year since 2008. The father and son team are honored to be included in this exclusive group of New York attorneys.

Super Lawyers , a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas, who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews. The list appears in New York Super Lawyers Magazine, Westchester Magazine, Hudson Valley Magazine and The New York Times Magazine.

Guy I. Smiley has been representing injured people and their families in New York since 1968. Mr. Smiley is a graduate of Cornell University and received his law degree from Columbia University. In addition to securing large verdicts and settlements for a variety of injury victims he is an active member of the legal community. He has served as an advisor to the New York Jury Verdict Reporter, American Judges Association and as Secretary and Treasurer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

Andrew J. Smiley has been practicing law since graduating from Brooklyn Law School in 1996. He is Treasurer of the New York City Trial Lawyers Association and a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association. He has served as an adjunct instructor at Brooklyn Law School and teaches continuing legal education courses.

About Smiley & Smiley, LLP

The New York City personal injury law firm of Smiley & Smiley, LLP is a Midtown Manhattan family owned and operated firm that has provided personal injury legal representation to thousands of individuals and families since 1968. The attorneys at Smiley & Smiley, LLP represent injured victims in personal injury matters including vehicle accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death and premises liability.

The firm's many successes in personal injury cases include a $14,300,000 verdict against the City of New York and an $8,600,000 award for a victim of 9/11. The firm has also obtained a $5,050,000 settlement for a wrongful death suit involving a painter killed at the World Trade Center reconstruction project and a $5 million settlement for the victim of a bus accident.

If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence, an experienced personal injury attorney may be able to secure compensation for your injuries. To contact Smiley & Smiley, LLP, please call (212) 986-2022 or visit http://www.smileylaw.com.