U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® recently announced the “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2020, which included Petro Cohen, P.C. being recognized regionally for Workers’ Compensation Law. The Northfield, NJ based law firm celebrates a milestone with this year’s ranking in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” edition, as this marks the firm’s tenth consecutive year on the prestigious list.
The annual “Best Law Firms” list recognizes firms for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The 2020 edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in their respective communities and practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity. Petro Cohen’s official ranking in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list is: Metropolitan Tier 2 – New Jersey for Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants.
Eligibility for the “Best Law Firm” rankings requires law firms to have at least one lawyer named in The Best Lawyers in America list. Frank A. Petro, a founding partner and head of the Workers’ Compensation Department at Petro Cohen Law Firm, was named on the 2020 Best Lawyers in America list for his work in the practice area of workers’ compensation, marking his twenty-sixth consecutive year to be recognized.
Mr. Petro is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney, the highest specialty certification available to NJ workers’ compensation lawyers, and has held this distinction since the State first issued the certification in 1998.
In addition to being named on The Best Lawyers in America list, Frank Petro has been recognized in the area of workers’ compensation for 15 consecutive years on the “Super Lawyers®” list. 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. Mr. Petro also has a Preeminent (“AV”) rating from the world’s leading lawyer referral service, Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available to attorneys for skill and ethics; and a Superb rating from AVVO, an online legal services marketplace.
For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe. For more information, visit BestLawyers.com
The law firm of Petro Cohen, P.C. handles workers’ compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability claims. Serving all of Southern New Jersey, the law firm has offices in Northfield, Cherry Hill, Hamilton, and Cape May Court House, NJ. For more information, visit PetroCohen.com or contact Managing Partner Susan Petro at 609.677.1700.
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