Baron & Budd, P.C. Lawyers Recognized as 2024 Best Lawyers® Award Recipients

August 17, 2023  |  Press Releases

DALLAS — Baron & Budd, P.C. is pleased to announce that nine lawyers have been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

“For more than 40 years, the rigorous methodology of Best Lawyers has ensured the integrity and esteem of our legal recognitions,” said Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer. “It is with great pleasure that we continue to provide potential clients with the pinnacle measurement of credibility through our Best Lawyers awards as they search for counsel.”

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Baron & Budd, P.C. would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2024 The Best Lawyers in America list:

  • Dan Alberstone – Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Russell W. Budd – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • John Fiske – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • J. Todd Kale – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Burton LeBlanc – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Andrew M. Miller – Qui Tam Law
  • Scott Simmer – Qui Tam Law
  • Scott Summy – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Roland K. Tellis – Commercial Litigation

Additionally, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. Baron & Budd would like to congratulate the following lawyer recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America:

  • Kelly Wheeler – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

“Behind every remarkable achievement of our firm stands the unwavering dedication and effort of our team. I am extremely proud of all our attorneys and the hard work they put in every day to fight for our clients. They exemplify our motto of ‘Protecting What’s Right’ and I appreciate that Best Lawyers has recognized them for their outstanding work,” said President and Managing Shareholder Russell Budd.

Baron & Budd attorneys have successfully represented individuals and public entities in some of the most complex, high-profile cases across the country. Our attorneys have obtained historic wins and record settlements in cases across all practice areas including public entity litigation, water contamination, asbestos, qui tam, and class action. 

About Baron & Budd, P.C.

Baron & Budd, P.C. is among the largest and most accomplished plaintiffs’ law firms in the country. With more than 40 years of experience, Baron & Budd has the expertise and resources to handle complex litigation throughout the United States. As a law firm that takes pride in remaining at the forefront of litigation, Baron & Budd has spearheaded many significant cases for hundreds of public entities and tens of thousands of individuals. Since the firm was founded in 1977, Baron & Budd has achieved substantial national acclaim for its work on cutting-edge litigation, trying hundreds of cases to verdict and settling tens of thousands of cases in areas of litigation as diverse and significant as dangerous and highly addictive pharmaceuticals, defective medical devices, asbestos and mesothelioma, wildfires, environmental contamination, fraudulent banking practices, e-cigarettes, motor vehicles, federal whistleblower cases, and other consumer fraud issues.

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