THE NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS, AN ORGANIZATION COMPOSED OF THE NATION’S TOP TRIAL LAWYERS, SELECTED DONALD P. BLYDENBURGH, MESOTHELIOMA LAWYER AT THE LAW FIRM OF LEVY KONIGSBERG LLP, AS A MEMBER OF ITS TOP 40 UNDER 40 TRIAL LAWYERS LIST.
NEW YORK, New York, January 19, 2017 – Donald P. Blydenburgh, a national trial lawyer with Levy Konigsberg LLP has been selected as a member the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40. Since joining the firm in 2009, Mr. Blydenburgh has represented families across the country affected by mesothelioma.
The National Trial Lawyers (“NTL”) is a professional organization of America’s top trial lawyers. Membership into the National Trial Lawyers is by invitation and is extended only to those who exemplify superior qualifications and trial results. Membership for the “Top 40 Under 40” is limited to only 40 trial lawyers under the age of 40 from each state or region.
According to NTL, “membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7. Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.”
Mr. Blydenburgh has obtained large settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of people who have developed mesothelioma from a variety of different exposures, including insulators, kiln and furnace builders, auto mechanics, construction workers, and industrial workers, as well as family members who were exposed to contaminated work clothing. Don has also successfully litigated cases on behalf of individuals exposed to asbestos in talc products, including achieving a landmark verdict in Upstate New York on behalf of a 52-year-old engineer exposed to asbestos-containing talc as a high school student while working at a ceramic store.
As a result of his work representing mesothelioma victims, Mr. Blydenburgh has also been recognized as a SuperLawyers Rising Star in 2015 and 2016.
Levy Konigsberg has been representing mesothelioma patients and their families for more than 30 years. The firm also includes numerous other nationally recognized mesothelioma lawyers including Jerome H. Block, Moshe Maimon and Robert Komitor, who have obtained some of the largest jury verdicts in mesothelioma cases nationwide.
For more information about the law firm, please call 1-800-MESO-LAW (1-800-637-6529).