E. DREW BRITCHER OF BRITCHER LEONE & SERGIO RECOGNIZED AS ‘LAWYER OF THE YEAR’ BY BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA®
Glen Rock and Morristown, NJ, (August 18, 2022) – E. Drew Britcher, Esq., of Britcher Leone & Sergio, LLC, has been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year,” which is awarded to only one lawyer within the region and practice area. Specifically, Britcher was recognized in the medical malpractice practice area for Bergen County, NJ.
Britcher, who is co-founder of Britcher Leone & Sergio and leads its trial practice, focuses on complex medical negligence claims and has successfully prosecuted and resolved matters totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. Britcher is certified by the New Jersey State Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney and has been recertified four times. He has tried nearly 100 cases to verdict and has served as either counsel of record or amicus counsel in nearly 40 reported decisions of the New Jersey Supreme Court and Appellate Division, as well as the United States Supreme Court.
In 2022, Britcher was also named one of the Top 10 attorneys by New Jersey Super Lawyers, marking the ninth time that he has received this recognition. In addition, in 2022, he was named to the Top 100 by New Jersey Super Lawyers for the 17th consecutive year, and for the 18th consecutive year, was recognized by New Jersey Super Lawyers. In 2022, he was also selected as a Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer, for the second year in a row. Britcher was previously selected to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America in 2008, 2019 and 2020.
AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, Britcher was presented the “Above and Beyond Award” from the American Association for Justice in 2017, received its “Distinguished Service Award” in 2011 and 2020, and earned similar awards from its predecessor, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, in 2009 and 2004.
He is a Past-President of the New Jersey Association for Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey Chapter (ATLA-NJ), where he also chaired its Amicus and Medical Malpractice committees for over a decade. Britcher is also a member of the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice.
Britcher helped draft the language of New Jersey’s Patients First and Patient Safety Acts and is an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University School of Law where he teaches courses in Medical Malpractice Law and Medical Malpractice Litigation.
He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, as well as before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. He earned a J.D. from New York Law School and a B.A. from Rutgers College, where he was inducted as a member of the Order of the Barristers and a Loyal Son, respectively. He is a resident of Parsippany, NJ.
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About Britcher, Leone & Sergio, LLC
Britcher, Leone & Sergio, LLC, is a law firm specializing in personal injury and medical malpractice matters, with offices in Glen Rock and Morristown, N.J. The firm is focused on such matters as serious/catastrophic injury, birth injury, vehicular accidents, product liability, nursing home negligence, wrongful death, and defective drugs and medical devices. For more information, visit www.BLSattorneys.com.