Friedman Schuman, P.C. takes pleasure in announcing that six attorneys from the firm have been named to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. Only the top five percent of lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.
Robert H. Nemeroff, a Shareholder of the firm, was recognized for the fourth consecutive year for his Personal Injury practice on the 2017 Super Lawyers list. Mr. Nemeroff is one of the firm’s senior litigators with more than three decades of litigation experience in state and federal courts. With an emphasis on personal injury litigation, Bob has successfully obtained multiple six and seven figure verdicts and settlements on behalf of injured clients. He is the chairperson of both the firm’s Litigation and Personal Injury practices.
Robert A. Bacine, a Principal of the firm, has been selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers list for his Estate Planning practice. This is his eighth year on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. Bob’s other areas of concentration are estate administration, representation of small business owners and professionals in all corporate matters, business succession planning, employee benefits, elder law and general taxation. Bob has practiced in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania since 1970.
David E. Stern, a Principal of the firm, was selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers list for his Bankruptcy/Business practice. This is David’s eighth consecutive year on the list. David represents commercial lending and leasing clients in troubled credit situations, including workouts, loan restructurings, enforcement actions and bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings.
Michael Yanoff, a Principal of the firm, has been selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers list for his Personal Injury Practice. This is Michael’s third consecutive year on the list. Michael has over 40 years of experience representing clients in a variety of litigation and business matters and concentrates his practice on litigation, personal injury and land use and zoning. Michael has significant federal and state courtroom experience, and has tried a myriad of jury and bench trials throughout Pennsylvania, including Montgomery, Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Lehigh Counties. He has had many successes in civil litigation/personal injury cases, including multiple million dollar verdicts and awards for injured clients.
Derek R. Layser, a Shareholder of the firm, has been selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers list for his practice in Medical Malpractice. This is Derek’s fourteenth consecutive year on the Super Lawyers list. Derek has also been named as one of the top 100 attorneys in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia. Derek is chairman of the Medical Malpractice department at Friedman Schuman and has numerous six and seven figure jury verdicts and settlements to his credit. Derek also has extensive experience handling cases involving product defects, surgical and pharmacy errors, premises liability, such as apartment fires, and auto and trucking accidents.
Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Super Lawyers selection process is a rigorous multi-phased process that includes peer nominations and peer evaluations, combined with independent third party research.