The Top Rated Lawyers listing highlights the select few attorneys in the New York area who have earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking available. Martindale-Hubbell ratings are developed through confidential evaluations of lawyers and members of the judiciary across the country.
Mr. Meadow leads The Lanier Law Firm’s New York office, and serves as Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Pharmaceutical Litigation Division. He represents plaintiffs in mass tort litigation involving asbestos, pharmaceutical drugs and other dangerous products. He currently serves on the plaintiffs’ steering committees for several national mass tort claims.
“Few attorneys around the country can match Rick’s talent and tenacious attitude,” says attorney Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm, who also is featured in the 2012 Texas edition of Top Rated Lawyers. “I’m proud that other lawyers and judges recognize Rick’s skill and success, but even more proud to call him a friend and colleague.”
Mr. Meadow previously has been highlighted on the annual New York Super Lawyers listing, and his courtroom track record includes multiple verdicts listed among The National Law Journal’s Top 100 Verdicts of the Year.
The 2012 edition of the New York Area’s Top Rated Lawyers is published in the Dec. 10, 2012, edition of New York magazine, and also will be included in upcoming issues of the New York Law Journal, New Jersey Law Journal, Connecticut Law Tribune and The Wall Street Journal.
With offices in Houston, Los Angeles, and New York, The Lanier Law Firm is committed to addressing client concerns with effective and innovative solutions in courtrooms across the country. The firm is composed of outstanding trial attorneys with decades of experience handling cases involving pharmaceutical liability, asbestos exposure, intellectual property, business litigation, product liability, maritime law, bad faith insurance claims and sports and entertainment law.