Baron and Budd Selected to List of Top Law Firms in the U.S. By Legal 500

July 14, 2014  |  Press Releases

Firm Selected to List for Seventh Consecutive Year

DALLAS (July 14, 2014) – The national law firm of Baron and Budd has once again been named to the Legal 500, a list of the top firms in the United States. Since 2008, the firm has been selected to the list as a top tier firm in the areas of mass tort and class action litigation on behalf of plaintiffs.

“We are extremely proud of the fact that we have once again been chosen as one of the most respected law firms in the nation,” said Russell Budd, president and managing shareholder of Baron and Budd. “It is a great honor to be named to this prestigious list.”

Four Baron and Budd lawyers were noted for their outstanding work on behalf of plaintiffs nationwide. Mesothelioma lawyer and shareholder was recognized for serving as lead counsel in a $5.95 million verdict against Dow Chemical Company on behalf of the family of a mesothelioma patient. Shareholder Scott Summy was cited for his work on behalf of public water providers and school districts whose water has been contaminated by chemicals such as atrazine and MTBE. Russell Budd and Steve Baron were also recommended as leading lawyers.

The Legal 500 researches and interviews thousands of law firms in more than 90 countries around the world. The goal of the publication, which is used by millions of people worldwide, is to provide potential buyers of legal services with objective analysis. In compiling rankings, the Legal 500 team emphasizes a team approach; while they do highlight individuals, their main aim is to assess the overall strength and depth of a firm.

If you would like to learn more about the national law firm of Baron and Budd, please visit or call us at 866-723-1890.

About Baron & Budd

The law firm of Baron & Budd, with offices in Dallas, Baton Rouge, Austin and Los Angeles, is a nationally recognized law firm with over 35 years of “Protecting What’s Right” for people, communities and businesses harmed by negligence. Baron & Budd’s size and resources enable the firm to take on large and complex cases. The firm represents individuals, as well as governmental and business entities in areas as diverse as: water contamination, mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure, harmful drugs and medical devices, Gulf oil spill, FLSA violations, toxic exposure, deceptive advertising and consumer financial fraud.

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