Five Corboy & Demetrio Partners Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2013

November 6, 2012

Five Corboy & Demetrio lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in U.S. News’ Best Lawyers in America, 2013 Edition, the Chicago law firm has announced.

The lawyers—all partners at Corboy & Demetrio—include:  David R. “Chip” Barry, Jr., Philip Harnett Corboy, Jr., Michael K. Demetrio, Thomas A. Demetrio and Rene A. Torrado, Jr.

This is the 26th consecutive year Thomas A. Demetrio, a co-founding partner of Corboy & Demetrio, was named to the Best Lawyers list.

Rene A. Torrado, Jr. has been selected for Best Lawyers each year beginning in 1999.  This is the seventh consecutive year that Philip Harnett Corboy, Jr. made the list and the sixth consecutive year that Michael K. Demetrio has earned the designation.   It’s the second year in a row for David R. Barry.

In addition, U.S. News, which publishes U.S. News & World Report, has given Corboy & Demetrio a Tier 1 National Ranking in the area of medical malpractice law, the highest national ranking category by the media group in its 2013 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Annual List.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.