Goldman Ismail and Partners Receive Top Rankings in Benchmark Litigation 2018

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation ranked Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP in the highest categories for Product Liability (Tier 1) and Illinois (Highly Recommended). The Benchmark researchers recognized Goldman Ismail as a “Top Boutique” that “is specifically sought after to try cases that have proven difficult or impossible to settle and often involving elements of product liability, antitrust, intellectual property, and/or some combination of the three.”

Goldman Ismail partners also received the following individual rankings based on peer and client feedback: 

  • Shayna Cook ­— Litigation Star; Top 250 Women in Litigation (editorial featuring Shayna found here)
  • Andrew Goldman — Litigation Star; Local Litigation Star (editorial featuring Andy found here)
  • Jennifer Greenblatt — Local Litigation Star; Top Litigator Under 40 (editorial featuring Jen found here and here)
  • Tarek Ismail —Litigation Star; Local Litigation Star; Top 100 Trial Lawyers (editorial featuring Tarek found here)
  • Alan Littmann —Litigation Star; Local Litigation Star
  • Brian O’Donoghue — Top Litigator Under 40 (editorial featuring Brian found here)
  • Michael Pieja — Top Litigator Under 40

As reported by Benchmark Litigation, the firm and attorney rankings are the culmination of 4-6 months of research involving “extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms.” The “firms and attorneys who have displayed the ability to consistently handle complex, high-stakes cases in multiple jurisdictions” are ranked nationally and awarded the “Litigation Star” designation. Lawyers “who were recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers” are awarded the “Local Litigation Star” designation. The “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” designation recognizes “the elite trial strategists in their respective fields.” The “Top 250 Women in Litigation” designation recognizes “the leading female litigators” who are “participating in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history” and have earned “the hard-won respect of their peers and clients.” The “Top Litigator Under 40” designation recognizes litigators that “peers and clients” have “deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the US.”

Additional details about Benchmark Litigation rankings and general research methodology are found here.