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O’Connell and Aronowitz Ranked Among 2017 “Best Law Firms”

O’Connell and Aronowitz is proud to announce that it has been named a Metropolitan Tier 1 Best Law Firm in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers© in the practice area of Health Care Law. The firm has also received Metropolitan Tier 2 rankings in Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; DUI/DWI Defense; Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

To be eligible for a Best Law Firm ranking, a firm must have at least one lawyer included in The Best Lawyers in America, reflecting just 5% of practicing attorneys in the U.S. In 2017, 3 shareholders at O’Connell and Aronowitz -Cornelius D. Murray and Jeffrey J. Sherrin for Health Care Law, and Stephen R. Coffey for Criminal Defense – were selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers and recognized for their work in the their area of practice. In addition, Jeffrey J. Sherrin was named as Best Lawyers in America 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Health Care Law.

“It’s the time of year to be thankful. On behalf of everyone at O’Connell & Aronowitz, this is an opportunity to express our appreciation of our friends and clients for the continued opportunity to serve our community in the best ways we can,” said Firm President Jeffrey J. Sherrin.

Best Lawyers has been regarded as the most reliable, unbiased source for legal referrals for over 25 years. The Best Lawyers, 2017 edition, is based on more than 4 million detailed evaluations of lawyers submitted by other lawyers in the same or related specialties.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of information provided by law firms, as part of the formal submission process.

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