Colson Hicks Eidson Earns Top Litigation Firm Honors By Chambers USA
Preeminent Directory Touts Firm’s ‘Deep Bench of Attorneys with Enormous Trial Experience’ and Recognizes Six Partners as Notable Practitioners
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 5, 2016) – Colson Hicks Eidson is pleased to announce that it has once again earned top honors as one of only four law firms in Florida listed as Band 1, the highest recognition possible, in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, the world’s leading legal guide that ranks and reviews lawyers and law firms.
The widely-respected directory lauded Colson Hicks Eidson’s reputation as “a premier practice for plaintiff representation, with a deep bench of attorneys with enormous trial experience” and noted the firm’s significant expertise in class-action matters, including personal injury and product liability cases, with additional strengths in professional malpractice and white-collar crime litigation. Sources commended the firm as “an extremely well-respected firm” and a “top-notch plaintiff law firm.”
Chambers USA also recognized five of the firm’s partners as Notable Practitioners, including:
- Dean C. Colson – General Commercial Litigation – Lauded as “exceptional” and a revered figure in the market with more than three decades of experience handling large-scale personal injury cases.
- Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson – General Commercial Litigation – Recognized for his strengths in class action cases and for handling some of the biggest cases in large-scale and complex product liability litigation. Described as a “very fine lawyer.”
- Roberto Martínez – General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Crime & Government Relations – Recognized for handling litigation across a wide range of areas including product liability and white-collar crime, sources described Martínezas a “super-talented and a terrific lawyer” who “takes a very realistic and holistic approach to his cases in order to reach a resolution that’s in the client’s best interests.”
- Curtis B. Miner – General Commercial Litigation – Regarded for his expertise in personal injury and wrongful death cases. “He’s one of the brightest lawyers I have worked with. He has a good sense of how to position a case and is a fierce advocate for his clients.”
Published by Chambers & Partners, inclusion in Chambers USA is based exclusively on research and confidential in-depth interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients from across the country conducted by a team of independent researchers. The rankings are assessed based on technical legal ability, client service, diligence and other qualities most valued by the client. The directory includes editorial comments based on market research and quotes from client interviews.
About Colson Hicks Eidson
The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is a trial firm with nearly 50 years of experience handling local, national and international litigation, and arbitration. Members of the firm have been involved in some of the country’s most high-profile and landmark cases resulting in impactful and precedential rulings. A mid-size firm with a diverse staff comprised of more than 50 percent women and minorities, Colson Hicks Eidson prides itself on a track record of developing future leaders within the legal profession and its civic and community involvement. Members of the firm have held notable positions serving on the boards of prominent institutions, such as the State University System of Florida and the Florida State Board of Education, and holding high-ranking offices, including President of the 60,000-member American Association for Justice; President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; President of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; President of the Dade County Bar Association; President of the Miami-Dade Florida Association of Women Lawyers; United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; and Chairman of the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission.