RELEASED: October 19, 2011
NEW YORK -
The personal injury law firm of Smiley & Smiley, LLP is proud to announce that Andrew J. Smiley has once again been named to New York Metro Super Lawyers, for the second year in a row. Each year, only five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive the Super Lawyers honor .
Smiley was named a 2010 "Super Lawyer," alongside his father and partner, Guy I. Smiley. Guy Smiley appeared in New York Super Lawyers from 2008 to 2010. Andrew is honored to be recognized on the exclusive list, which includes many of the New York metro's top 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 by practice area. The list appears in New York Super Lawyers Magazine, Westchester Magazine, Hudson Valley Magazine and The New York Times Magazine.
Andrew J. Smiley has been practicing law since graduating from Brooklyn Law School in 1996. He has bar admissions in the state of New York, U.S. District Court Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, U.S. District Court District of Vermont and the U.S. Supreme Court. 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.
Smiley and Smiley, LLP's many successes in personal injury cases include a $14.3 million verdict against the City of New York and an $8.6 million award for a victim of 9/11. The firm has also obtained a $5 million 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.
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 which 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, nursing home abuse, wrongful death and premises liability accidents.
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 Andrew J. Smiley or his colleagues at Smiley & Smiley, LLP, please call (212) 986-2022 or visit http://www.smileylaw.com.