Hezekiah Sistrunk Named to Best Lawyers in America
Posted on August 22nd, 2015 by Admin
Best Lawyers in America Selects Hezekiah Sistrunk to 2016 List
ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 17, 2015 – The Cochran Firm is pleased to announce that Hezekiah Sistrunk has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 list. National partner and president of The Cochran Firm, Mr. Sistrunk was selected to the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability – Plaintiffs. This is the fourth consecutive year that Mr. Sistrunk has been included in the esteemed list.
Mr. Sistrunk is managing attorney of the firm’s Atlanta office and has been a trial lawyer for over 30 years. His practice focuses largely on the litigation of complex disputes involving common law, statutory law, contract law, physician and hospital liability law, products liability law, commercial, corporate and business issues, catastrophic personal injury cases and class action/mass torts/pharmaceutical litigation. He has prosecuted and defended hundreds of litigated matters before state courts, federal courts and administrative agencies and tried over 100 cases to verdict.
Upon receiving notice of his inclusion, Mr. Sistrunk stated, “I am honored to be recognized in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and I appreciate the recognition by my peers of the work I do for my clients. I want to offer congratulations to all those who were named to this well-regarded listing.”
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Founded over 40 years ago by famed attorney, Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., The Cochran Firm, as it is known today, has established itself as one of the premier trial advocacy firms in the United States. With regional offices located in 14 states and the District of Columbia, The Cochran Firm is a diverse group of some of the most highly-experienced and respected men and women dedicated to bringing quality representation for injured people, their families and the ordinary citizen. Recognized nationally for their achievements in the courtroom, attorneys with The Cochran Firm have obtained litigation results which have significantly impacted the law, communities, and industry practices.