Defense Law News
Lipe Lyons is pleased to announce that name partners Edward J. Murphy and Bradley C. Nahrstadt have been recognized in the most recent issue of Super Lawyers Magazine, a publication from Thomson Reuters and the publishers of Chicago magazine. Both have been identified by their peers as Super Lawyers in the field of products liability defense. They were two of only 27 attorneys in the state of Illinois so recognized.
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multi-stage process in which peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. All candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, lawyers are invited to nominate the top attorneys they have personally observed in action. Researchers then evaluate candidates based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Candidates are then grouped according to their primary practice areas and final selections are made by special review panels composed of leading lawyers in each state.
Edward J. Murphy is a partner of Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd., and a member of the firm's product liability, insurance coverage, and commercial litigation practice groups. He focuses his practice on product liability, aviation, insurance coverage/bad faith, fire losses and class action litigation practice groups. Mr. Murphy is "AV Preeminent" peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell, reflecting the highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability.
Bradley C. Nahrstadt is a partner of Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd., co-chair of the insurance coverage practice group, and a member of the product liability, professional liability and tort defense practice groups. He focuses his practice on defending product liability, professional liability, premises liability, insurance coverage and bad faith and commercial matters in state and federal courts around the country, and also has handled a number of matters at the appellate level. Mr. Nahrstadt is a past chair of the Primerus Defense Institute and has been elected to membership in the American Law Institute. He is "AV Preeminent" peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell, reflecting the highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability.