Press Release

July 31, 2020

Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC is pleased to announce that 11 of its lawyers have been selected to the 2020 Washington Super Lawyers® lists.

Super Lawyers® distinguishes the top five percent of lawyers in each state in more than 70 practice areas, recognizing those who have attained significant peer recognition and professional achievement. Washington Super Lawyers® Rising Stars recognizes lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less.

Managing Partner Thomas (Tom) B. Vertetis, and Partners Darrell L. Cochran and Michael (Mike) T. Pfau were also included on this year’s 2020 Washington Super Lawyers® Top 100 list.

2020 Washington Super Lawyers:

Jason P. Amala (Personal Injury – General, Personal Injury – Products)

Darrell L. Cochran (Personal Injury – General, Class Action/Mass Torts)

Michael (Mike) T. Pfau (Personal Injury – General, Class Action/Mass Torts, General Litigation)

Steven T. Reich (Personal Injury – General, Business Litigation)

Thomas (Tom) B. Vertetis (Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury – General)

2020 Washington Super Lawyers Rising Stars:

Mallory C. Allen (Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury – General, Civil Litigation)

Elizabeth (Liz) P. Calora (Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury – General)

Ryan J.P. Dyer (Personal Injury – General, Consumer Law, Class Action/Mass Torts, Civil Rights)

Kevin M. Hastings (Personal Injury – General, Appellate, Class Action/Mass Torts)

Christopher (Chris) E. Love (Appellate, Class Action/Mass Torts, Personal Injury – General, General Litigation, Civil Rights)

Vincent (Vinnie) Nappo (Personal Injury – General)

About Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala

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