William H. Groner ('80) named a super lawyer by New York State Super Lawyer magazine


Source: Thomson Reuters

William H. Groner named to Super Lawyers

 MINNEAPOLIS - Feb. 16, 2010: White Plains, N.Y., personal injury plaintiff attorney William Groner has been named by New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in the New York metro area for 2009. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.

The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, Minn. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Groner was also named to the American Trial Lawyers Association's "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" list for 2009.

Groner focuses on products liability, medical malpractice and toxic exposure while also supervising the firm's general negligence, medical malpractice and product liability litigation. With 29 years of experience, he has helped his clients recover more than $350 million, cumulatively. Groner also co-manages the firm's ground zero mass tort lawsuit involving 10,000 rescue and recovery workers who became ill from their exposure to toxins.

He frequently lectures across the state on all aspects of personal injury practice and law. His numerous radio and TV appearances include segments on ABC's 20/20, CNN Worldwide and Good Day New York.

Groner founded the New York State Trial Lawyers Association's Westchester Chapter and also served as president. Groner's memberships also include the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the Westchester County Bar Association in which he served on the executive committee, board of directors, co-chaired the trial committee and was chair of the membership committee. Groner is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and U.S. District Court.