We are proud to announce that partner Robert Gellatly earned a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” award for Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law in Seattle from Best Lawyers®.

The firm is also pleased to have received an elite law firm ranking from U.S. News – Best Lawyers for 2017. This tier-one ranking recognizes our mission of advocating for all of our clients to pursue truth and accountability.

You can read the full press release below.

Robert Gellatly Receives “Lawyer of the Year” Award and Luvera Law Firm Earns Elite Ranking from U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

SEATTLE – Luvera Law Firm is proud to announce that partner Robert Gellatly earned a “Lawyer of the Year” award from Best Lawyers®, and the firm received an elite law firm ranking from U.S. News – Best Lawyers for 2017.

Best Lawyers awarded Gellatly “Lawyer of the Year” for Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law in Seattle, based on recognition among his peers across the Puget Sound region. The firm was recognized for its excellence in medical malpractice law within the prestigious tier-one group of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.

“It’s an incredible honor to be recognized by my peers with this award,” Gellatly said. “I have dedicated most of my career to representing seriously injured people and their families, and I am humbled to be named Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs Law in Seattle.”

This is the second time Gellatly has received the “Lawyer of the Year” award for Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law in Seattle, also earning the designation in 2015. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and geographical location, making this award especially significant.

Gellatly has been a trial lawyer for more than 30 years, representing plaintiffs in personal injury and medical malpractice cases in state and federal courts. His expertise has earned him broad recognition from his peers including this award, and being the 2009 “Trial Lawyer of the Year” for the Washington State Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Luvera Law Firm is one of only six law firms in Washington to be ranked in the top-tier for Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list. Law firms earning this distinction are recognized for their professional excellence and receiving consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 7.3 million evaluations from leading lawyers, as well as client evaluations, peer reviews from top attorneys in their field and more.

“We are honored to be included in tier-one of the Best Law Firms list for Medical Malpractice,” said Ralph Brindley, partner at Luvera Law Firm. “We are proud of our work to pursue truth and accountability for our clients, and we are here to help advocate for all who need us.”