Angela Leone, Marketing & PR Coordinator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Messa & Associates Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, and Top 100 Lists, Firm Features Client Stories on www.WhyMessa.com
PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 13, 2016
Philadelphia personal injury attorneys at Messa & Associates, P.C. proudly announce that six of the firm’s thirteen attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list, two of those seven have also been selected as Top 100 in Philadelphia and Top 100 in Pennsylvania, and an additional two Messa & Associates attorneys were named to the Pennsylvania Rising Stars list for 2016. Less than 5 percent of the attorneys in Pennsylvania are selected by Super Lawyers to receive these prestigious honors.
“We at Messa & Associates strive to ensure that our focus remains on the needs of our clients,” said Joe Messa today. “I am pleased to work with an esteemed group of attorneys that is recognized by peers, year after year, for the outstanding work they do every day to serve the clients of our firm.”
In addition to the announcement of the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars selections, the firm has added a client testimonial to www.WhyMessa.com, a website focusing on accounts from former clients regarding why they chose MessaLaw and how the firm fought for their needs. Among the clients highlighted is Barbara Daquilante, a 51-year-old woman who suffered tremendous physical and emotional turmoil after being run down by a garbage truck in a dark parking lot on her way to work. Barbara and her husband Carmen are featured in the firm’s Pennsylvania Super Lawyers ad.
Founding partner, Joseph L. Messa, Jr. appears on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list for the eighth consecutive year, recognized in his primary areas of practice: medical malpractice and products liability. Mr. Messa is also recognized as Top 100 Philadelphia and Top 100 Pennsylvania four years running. Mr. Messa is an AV-rated attorney (highest rating available), listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He has successfully litigated multiple serious injury cases to seven- and eight-figure verdicts and settlements in medical malpractice, products liability, fire, and construction/work injury matters.
In addition to Mr. Messa, Richard J. Heleniak, Irene M. McLafferty, Eric H. Weitz, Lee D. Rosenfeld, and Thomas N. Sweeney were also selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list for 2016, and Ramon Arreola and Angelo Theodosopoulos were selected to the 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.
Mr. Heleniak concentrates his practice in complex personal injury matters, including medical malpractice and products liability cases. He has had nine prior appearances on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list.
Ms. McLafferty is recognized on the Super Lawyers list for the sixth consecutive year, after previously being named to the Pennsylvania Rising Stars list in 2005. She has more than 20 years of trial experience in the areas of medical malpractice, products liability, and premises liability.
Mr. Weitz has been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyer list for nine consecutive years, including Top 100 Pennsylvania and Top 100 Philadelphia from 2011-2016. He concentrates his practice in mass tort and complex personal injury matters, including products liability, medical malpractice cases resulting in traumatic brain injury, and other catastrophic injuries.
Mr. Rosenfeld’s primary practice area is serious personal injury litigation, including railroad/FELA cases, automobile/trucking accidents, workplace accidents, and premises liability. He has also been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers every year since 2012.
This year marks Thomas N. Sweeney’s third time being named to the Super Lawyers list, having been named to the Rising Stars list every year since 2006. He concentrates his practice on complex personal injury matters including premises liability, medical malpractice, and products liability cases.
Ramon A. Arreola received his third consecutive nomination to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Mr. Arreola focuses much of his practice on construction accidents, products liability, and medical malpractice.
Angelo Theodosopoulos joined Messa & Associates earlier this year and celebrates his second nomination to the PA Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Mr. Theodosopoulos focuses his practice in medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases.
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. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased review process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.
For additional information regarding the Messa & Associates, P.C. attorneys selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2016 lists, please contact Angela Leone at 215-568-3500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Messa & Associates, P.C.
Messa & Associates, P.C. represents individuals and their families in complex personal injury matters, including catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, product liability, motor vehicle accidents, fires and explosions. Our attorneys serve Pennsylvania clients throughout the state, including in Philadelphia and other surrounding communities in Montgomery County, Chester County, Delaware County, and Bucks County. Messa & Associates are also proud to serve New Jersey clients throughout that state, and also litigate selected cases throughout the country.