In recent months attorneys David E. Rapoport and Paul D. Richter of Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. in Chicago, Illinois, have both been distinguished as among the top Illinois personal injury lawyers.
On October 18, 2007, Chicago attorney David E. Rapoport was once again selected as a top personal injury lawyer in Illinois. This designation, from the Law Bulletin Leading Lawyers 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.
David 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 accident, medical malpractice, product liability and work injury and construction accident. In addition to his designation as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in the practices of personal injury, wrongful death and aviation litigation, attorney David Rapoport has been awarded the AV rating, the highest rating* possible from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the country’s foremost legal directory. 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.
Paul D. Richter, Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. attorney and managing partner, has been honored as a Rising Star among Illinois attorneys by Super Lawyers Magazine for the year 2008. This honor, given to select attorneys in each state as rated by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics, includes the top Illinois attorneys under the age of forty. Mr. Richter, who has been practicing law at Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. since the beginning of his legal career in 1996, represents clients with legal cases involving catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death resulting from the negligence of others.
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.
*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.
**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.