American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA)
As leaders and passionate advocates in the California legal community, the attorneys at Winer, Burritt & Scott LLP have been named on AIOPIA’s Top 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys list for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Personal Injury attorneys in each state. Attorneys who are selected to the “10 Best” list must pass AIOPIA’s rigorous selection process, which is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research, and AIOPIA’s independent evaluation. AIOPIA’s annual list was created to be used as a resource for clients during the attorney selection process.
Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Rating
As one of the top civil rights and employment firms in the country, Winer, Burritt & Scott LLP annually receives an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible. Martindale-Hubbell’s AV rating is based on confidential evaluations submitted by lawyers and judges and is a significant rating accomplishment. The rating is a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank them at the highest level of professional excellence.
WB&S is proud to hold an AVVO rating of 10.0 Superb for its dedication in fighting for the rights of sexual harassment victims over the last 41 years. Over 95% of lawyers in the U.S. are rated on a scale of 1-10 by AVVO. The rating is calculated using an algorithm that considers a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements, industry recognition, and other factors that are relevant to assessing a lawyer’s qualifications.
Super Lawyers has recognized Winer, Burritt & Scott LLP as a top-rated employment litigation firm in Oakland, CA, and have honored them on their top lists, including Top Northern California Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. Only 5 percent of all lawyers nominated are recognized as Super Lawyers due to the highly competitive vetting process, which includes measuring honors and awards, verdicts, settlements, experience, firm leadership, education, business achievements, scholarly publications, pro bono work, and community involvement.
Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
The Consumer Attorneys of California has long recognized the attorneys at Winer, Burritt & Scott LLP for their exceptional work in advocating for victims by giving a voice to those who want to speak out about suffering from severe psychological injuries associated with childhood sexual abuse and workplace sexual harassment. John Winer has been honored with the Presidential Award of Merit and was also named a finalist for the CAOC’s Consumer Attorney of the Year Award for his work in a sexual harassment case against FedEx. The award is given to a plaintiff’s lawyer who achieved a significant result in a case that assisted consumers or changed consumer law for the better in California.
San Francisco Trial Lawyer Association (SFTLA)
The attorneys at Winer, Burritt & Scott LLP have been recognized by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) as finalists for the Trial Lawyers of the Year award for their collaborative efforts in litigating a high profile case against FedEx, helping secure an astounding $2.2 million on behalf of two female employees that were sexually harassed. Those who achieve a noteworthy trial result based on a combination of the size of the verdict, stakes in controversy, and the rights and interests of society that were advanced are awarded.
As one of the premier personal injury and employment law firms in California, Winer, Burritt & Scott LLP has landed on eBossWatch’s Top 100 Discrimination and Harassment Employment Lawyers in the United States list. Attorneys who have successfully represented and obtained significant financial awards for employees who alleged that they were subjected to a hostile work environment, discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation in the workplace are honored on eBossWatch’s top lists.