Only one lawyer gets “Lawyer of the Year” recognition for each specialty and location

Best Lawyers has published its new lawyer and law firm ratings for 2021, and we are proud to highlight Lieff Cabraser Mark P. Chalos’ selection as “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation for the U.S. Southeast.

The oldest peer review publication in the legal profession, Best Lawyers strives to “capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers” with its annual listing of the most highly regarded practitioners in the law. Further recognition is also awarded to “Lawyers of the Year,” individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region; only one lawyer is recognized as the Lawyer of the Year for each specialty and location.

Best Lawyers’ choice of Mark as its Product Liability Law – Lawyer of the Year for the U.S. Southeast reflects Mark’s unceasing work on behalf of clients in cases like 3M Military Earplug deafness injuries, national opioids litigation (including work on behalf of multiple Tennessee cities and counties), and the Navistar truck emissions defects case that settled in January of 2020 for $135 million.

Mark’s newest cases involve allegations of fraudulent and dangerous marketing of child booster seats by companies like Graco and Evenflo, vehicle defects like spontaneously activating Fiat Chrysler headrests, and Ford coolant system and brake defects.

About Mark Chalos

The managing partner of Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office, Mark Chalos (@mpchalos) represents individuals who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries and families whose loved ones died due to the negligence or misconduct of others. Mark represents counties and cities across the U.S., as well as Native American tribes and health organizations, in the national opioids litigation. He is serving as part of the national case leadership in these cases, including preparing bellwether cases for trial.

Mr. Chalos has tried cases to juries and judges around the country. He serves in the leadership of numerous class actions and multidistrict litigations. He is an adjunct professor of law at Vanderbilt University Law School, is a frequent speaker at legal seminars nationwide on a variety of civil litigation topics, and is regularly cited by top-tier media outlets.

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