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Leighton Law Recognized in 2019 Best Law Firms in America

Leighton Law is excited to announce that the firm has been nationally recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms” in America by U.S. News & World Report. Leighton Law, with offices in Miami and Orlando, received recognition out of 14,643 firms for professional excellence and for consistently impressive ratings from both clients and peers. 

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers collaboratively announced the 2019 Best Law Firms rankings. U.S. News & World Report advises that achieving a tiered ranking “signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal experience.” Leighton Law achieved three tiered rankings for their inclusion in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list.

When considering eligibility for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer recognized in the Best Lawyers in America, a listing that recognizes the top five percent of practicing lawyers across the United States.

John Leighton, founding partner of of Leighton Law, has received inclusion in Best Lawyers in America for the past 10 years. He is a Florida Bar board-certified civil trial specialist with more than 30 years of experience in litigating and trying cases, including catastrophic injury cases, in all state and federal courts. He specializes in personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, violent crime/negligent premises security, and product liability cases.

Mr. Leighton serves as the Chairman of The Academy of Trial Advocacy, and Chairman of the Inadequate Security Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). He is the author of the two-volume text Litigating Premises Security Cases, published by Thomson-West. He frequently lectures at national legal programs, including Florida Bar CLE courses, and has spoken and taught at seminars, conventions and colleges across several states.

Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review and has used the same transparent methodology for more than 30 years. It is the oldest and the most respected attorney ranking service in the world. The 2019 Best Law Firms press release quotes Phil Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers, as saying, “We are proud that the ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings continue to act as an indicator of excellence throughout the legal industry.”

Leighton Law is proud of the firm’s inclusion in the 2019 Best Law Firms in America listing.

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