West Palm Beach, FL, September 28, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Joseph B. Landy, a partner in the law firm of Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC (LLL&S), has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of Medical Malpractice Law. For nearly three decades, Best Lawyers has been regarded – by both the profession and the public – as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. The American Lawyer describes it as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
According to Best Lawyers President Steve Naifesh, selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey (comprising more than 3.9 million confidential evaluations by your fellow top attorneys) and because no fee or purchase is required to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is rightly considered a singular honor.
Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy, “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell and invited to join the American Board of Trial Advocates (Palm Beach Chapter), Landy has also been recognized as one of The Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiffs Lawyers in America; Florida Super Lawyers for personal injury law; Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite; Florida Monthly magazine’s Florida’s Top Lawyers in personal injury law and Elite Lawyers of America.
“We are pleased to learn of Joe’s recognition as one of the best lawyers in America,” noted LLL&S Managing Partner Gary Lesser. “His legal skill, integrity, and successful track record are impressive; his compassion for his clients is exceptional.”
A shareholder of Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith since 2001, Landy focuses his practice on representing individuals who have suffered personal injuries or wrongful death, including nursing home negligence, catastrophic injuries, product liability, and motor vehicle accident litigation. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner for many years at the law firm of Kubicki Draper where he tried a large volume of cases on behalf of insurance companies. Since joining LLL&S firm, Landy has used his extensive trial and litigation experience solely to benefit the injured and their families.
He is a member of the Florida Bar; New York Bar; Pennsylvania Bar (inactive); U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida; and U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Business from the University of Pittsburgh in 1990 and his Juris Doctorate from Yeshiva University, Cardozo School of Law in 1993 where he served as a member of its Moot Court Board.
He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Florida Justice Association, Palm Beach County Justice Association (Board of Directors 2004-2006), and the Palm Beach County Bar Association (Personal Injury and Wrongful Death CLE Committee). Active in the community, Landy served two consecutive years as Corporate Chair of Walk Now for Autism Speaks, and is a former board member of the Young Leadership Division of Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County and the Jewish Community Center of the Greater Palm Beaches.
Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC, the third oldest law firm in Palm Beach County, was established in 1927 by Joseph H. Lesser in West Palm Beach, and has been serving clients throughout Florida for more than 80 years focusing on serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. LLL&S (www.lesserlawfirm.com) enjoys a reputation in the community for superior legal skills, hard work, client service, and high ethical standards. The Firm partners are "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating in ethics and legal ability. LLL&S is active in the community, and has donated significant time and financial support to numerous charities. The Firm has obtained significant settlements and verdicts over the years and is well known to insurance companies and insurance defense lawyers as skillful advocates. This experience and reputation allows the Firm to obtain the best possible results for its clients.
For more information on LLL&S with offices in West Palm Beach, Boca Raton and Stuart, call (561) 655-2028 or visit www.lesserlawfirm.com.