The Legal 500 Recognizes Baron & Budd for Mass Tort and Class Action Expertise

June 7, 2017  |  Press Releases

Four attorneys honored for individual accomplishments

DALLAS – June 7, 2017 – The national law firm of Baron & Budd announced today it has been honored by The Legal 500 for its work representing plaintiffs in product liability, mass tort and class action cases. The award program listed the firm as “recommended’ in the “Dispute resolution – Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort – plaintiff” category. This is the 11th consecutive year the firm has been honored by The Legal 500.

Russell Budd, president and managing shareholder of Baron & Budd, was also listed in the elite “Leading lawyers” list in the category of “Dispute resolution – Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort – plaintiff.” The Legal 500 also listed the following Baron & Budd attorneys as “recommended” in the category of “Dispute resolution – Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort – plaintiff”:

“I am incredibly pleased that The Legal 500 has once again recognized Baron & Budd as one of the top law firms in the United States,” said Budd. “It is a great honor not only for the firm to be named to this prestigious list, but also to have members of our team recognized for their outstanding contributions.”

For 29 years, The Legal 500 has analyzed the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions.


The law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C., with offices in Dallas, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Austin, Los Angeles, and San Diego, is a nationally recognized law firm with a nearly 40-year history 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 including private personal injury claims, mass tort, employment law, environmental litigation, and class action lawsuits. The firm represents individuals and government and business entities in areas as diverse as dangerous pharmaceuticals and medical devices, environmental contamination, the Gulf oil spill, financial fraud, overtime violations, deceptive advertising, automotive defects, commercial truck accidents, nursing home abuse, and asbestos-related illnesses such as mesothelioma.

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