Chicago, Illinois, personal injury and wrongful death attorney David E. Rapoport has once again been selected as a top personal injury lawyer in Illinois. This designation, from the Law Bulletin Leading Lawyer Network, is the result of thousands of contacts with Illinois lawyers asking them which of their peers they believe comprises the top lawyers in our state. Lawyers who are most often recommended by their peers qualify as Leading Lawyers.
Mr. Rapoport is the founding partner of Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. In his 26 years as a trial attorney he has represented victims and families who have experienced catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death in circumstances including: airplane crashes and aviation accidents, semitruck and motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, product liability and work injury and construction accidents.
David Rapoport has been a featured guest on the CBS talk show 60 Minutes, and is interviewed by the media nationwide on subjects related to personal injury and wrongful death law. He was selected to act as the lead trial attorney in consolidated federal cases arising out of commercial airplane crashes and has been appointed by federal judges to serve on plaintiffs’ steering committees. Mr. Rapoport is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA),* a nonprofit organization created to promote trial quality and standards within the legal profession, and serves as its Illinois State Coordinator. In addition to his designation as an Illinois Leading Lawyer, Mr. Rapoport has been awarded the AV Preeminent rating,** the highest rating possible from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the country’s foremost legal directory.
Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. is a personal injury law firm based in Chicago, Illinois. The personal injury attorneys at Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. have achieved multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for individuals with lawsuits arising from medical malpractice, product liability, semitruck and motor vehicle accident, workplace injuries and construction accident in Illinois and Wisconsin. Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C.’s premier aviation negligence lawyers represent victims of commercial and general aviation disasters nationwide.
*NBTA certification is not required to practice law in Illinois. The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law.
**AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.