Benchmark Litigation 2018 Recommends Sedgwick With National, State and Attorney Rankings

Sedgwick News
October 2017

Sedgwick LLP is pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation – 2018, a guide that ranks litigation firms and attorneys in the United States and Canada, has recognized Sedgwick and its attorneys with numerous honors, including a firmwide national ranking for excellence in Insurance in the U.S., as well as accolades for four of the firm’s attorneys and the Sedgwick New Jersey office overall. These rankings reflect peer and client feedback in addition to litigation results.

Benchmark Litigation 2018 Sedgwick recognitions include:

• “US: Insurance” — National ranking
• “New Jersey: Benchmark Rankings” — Recommended 
• Bruce Celebrezze — “Litigation Star” and “Local Litigation Star”
• Kevin Dunne —“Local Litigation Star”
• Ralph Guirgis — “Litigation Star” and “Local Litigation Star”
• Michael Healy – “Litigation Star” and “Local Litigation Star

The Benchmark multi-state editorial notes that “Sedgwick offers an elite group of experienced trial attorneys who specialize in a wide range of practice areas.” Firm chair Michael Healy, based in San Francisco, was recommended as an experienced product liability trial lawyer who has served in countless contentious matters throughout his 35-plus-year career. 

Also recommended are Sedgwick San Francisco-based litigator Bruce Celebrezze as a leading litigator in the field of insurance law; Orange County office chair of the firmwide Insurance Division, Ralph Guirgis, for excellence in representing insurers in complex coverage disputes throughout the U.S. and abroad; and San Francisco counsel Kevin Dunne for his successes in representing corporations in class actions, unfair trade practice, products liability and other complex matters, including insurance disputes. San Francisco office managing partner, Stephanie Sheridan, is also mentioned as an experienced commercial and business litigator who maintains a strong focus on product liability and consumer class action disputes, while serving as chair of the retail and fashion industry practice group. 

Now in its 11th year of publication, Benchmark Litigation annually determines firm and attorney rankings following phone interviews with litigators and their clients. During these interviews, researchers identify the leading litigators and firms by examining recent casework by firms and asking individual litigators to offer their professional opinions on peers. Sedgwick’s firm and attorney rankings can be found by clicking here