Three Hare Wynn Attorneys Listed on 2019 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer List

BIRMINGHAM – Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton announces that three of its attorneys, former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Ralph Cook, Mike Ermert and Scott Powell have earned a coveted spot on the 2019 Lawdragon 500 list of the leading lawyers in America.


This is among the most elite distinctions in the legal profession.  Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Lawyers in America” recognizes the leadership and actions of attorneys who are shaping the practice of law in their respective areas.  Less than .01% of all lawyers in the United States were included as a member of the Lawdragon 500 and honorees were chosen based on a combination of peer nominations, online submissions, and research conducted by Lawdragon’s editorial team.  The Lawdragon publisher states that “Plaintiff lawyers are a powerful army for the injured, and we are proud of their representation on this year’s 500.”


The verdicts and settlements of Cook, Ermert, and Powell on behalf of deserving clients have set records at home in Birmingham, AL and around the United States. The award is one of the most prestigious honors in the entire legal industry and recognizes lawyers who are more than skilled; they are the very best in their profession. The list includes luminaries from every corner of the profession, including United States Supreme Court Justices, the United States Attorney General, top Supreme Court litigators and other elite attorneys in private practices from both sides of the bar.


With offices in Alabama and Kentucky, Hare Wynn is in its second century of practice as a firm devoted exclusively to the plaintiff’s litigation on behalf of individuals, businesses and governmental entities.  The firm has been recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the top plaintiff’s firms in the United States in being named to the “Plaintiff’s Hot List” and the “NLJ Elite Trial Lawyers” list of the top 20 plaintiff firms in the country.


About Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP

In its second century of practice, Hare Wynn is one of the most respected plaintiffs’ litigation firms in the country. Our Birmingham personal injury law firm success has come as a result of the unique opportunity our attorneys have had to become both experienced and successful trial lawyers, as well as legal tacticians. Whether arguing to a jury in a rural county in Arkansas or to the United States Supreme Court, Hare Wynn’s lawyers have a proven track record of success for their clients.

Hare Wynn began in the late 1800s, and through the firm’s founder, Francis Hare, was instrumental in making plaintiffs’ litigation affordable to those needing high-quality representation in significant litigation. Built on a legacy of representing individuals, Hare Wynn continues to build on more than 100 years of successful trial experience in its representation of individuals, Fortune 500 companies, small business, and government entities.

Most recently, the magnitude of the firm’s litigation success was recognized when Hare Wynn was identified as one of the top plaintiff’s firms in the United States in being named to the National Law Journal’s 2011 Plaintiffs’ Hot List. The Journal honored Hare Wynn as one of 20 firms nationally “that are at the cutting edge of plaintiffs’ work – and giving the defense a run for their money.”

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