Saturday, September 18, 2010

Plaintiffs' Law Firm Jon L. Gelman Ranked a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report

Jon Gelman, a plaintiffs' litigation firm for over 3 decades, announces today that U.S. News & World Report has named the firm to its 2010 Best Law Firms list, an annual list showcasing law firms in 81 practice areas throughout the United States. The Best Law Firms rankings ( are based on both objective data and peer evaluations. Jon Gelman was ranked for its work in Workers’ Compensation.

Jon Gelman represents clients in individual and class action cases in complex litigation across an array of practice areas, regularly litigating challenging cases involving multiple parties in state and federal jurisdictions throughout the United States, either as sole counsel for the plaintiffs or in association with local counsel and other firms. It is a specialty law office concentrating its practice in the litigation of catastrophic and serious injuries resulting from work-related exposures and traumatic events. Jon Gelman is currently active in such cases as the nationally publicized Asbestos Litigation ( and Burn Pit Litigation ( and multi-district litigation filed by military personnel against defense contractors KBR and Halliburton.

Attorney Jon Gelman ( received a number of awards and accolades for his willingness to take on diverse litigation in the fight to protect those harmed by traumatic events and occupational exposures. He is a member of The College of Workers Compensation Lawyers (

The firm provides legal service with a social conscience. His practice is built on a strong foundation of in-depth knowledge of the subject matter which is reflected in the 3-volume treatise entitled Workers' Compensation Law (, (Thomson-West), that Jon Gelman authored, and in the 3-volume national treatise, Modern Compensation Law, (Thomson-West), that he also co-authored.

Best Lawyers ( compiles its list by conducting extensive peer-review surveys in which thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The list is published in an annual referral guide, The Best Lawyers in America, with the intention of providing lawyers and clients with a reliable source for finding legal experts in unfamiliar jurisdictions and practice areas. To date, Best Lawyers is the oldest peer-review publication available in the legal profession. The 2010 Best Law Firms list will be featured in the October print issue of U.S. News & World Report and will be available on September 27, 2010. The list and selection methodology are also available at

Jon L Gelman LLC is located in Wayne, New Jersey. For more information about Jon L. Gelman LLC, contact Jon L. Gelman (NJ) at +1 973.696.7900 or visit