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Christopher M. Placitella Named One of 'America's Top 100 Most Influential Trial Lawyers'

The Trial Lawyer Magazine has named New Jersey attorney Christopher M. Placitella, partner at the law firm of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, as one of “America’s Most Influential Trial Lawyers” for 2011.

The Trial Lawyer Magazine designates the top 100 civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys in the United States to the “America’s Most Influential Trial Lawyers” list. The lawyers being honored “represent the greatest trial lawyers in the history of our distinguished profession, based on their consistent demonstration of success and professional excellence,” according to the National Trial Lawyers organization. The Trial Lawyer Magazine‘s mission is to bring together the top attorneys nationally with attorneys practicing throughout the United States, and to foster an open dialogue between the finest trial lawyers in America and its members within the legal profession.

Mr. Placitella, former President of the New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association, has been an active participant in numerous landmark cases, has received numerous awards for his efforts on behalf of victims of environmental and toxic pollution, and is recognized as one of the country’s leading authorities on mesothelioma, asbestos related diseases, and toxic torts.

“By virtue of what trial lawyers do, all trial lawyers are influential in seeking justice and due process.. That being said, I am excited and honored to have been recognized with this honor, “said Chris Placitella. “I would like to extend my congratulations to each of the selected attorneys, and to thank the editors and staff at Trial Lawyer Magazine.”

Cohen, Placitella & Roth is one of the premier trial law firms in the country, with offices located in Red Bank, New Jersey and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The firm also maintains affiliate relationships with co-counsel in Bala Cynwyd, PA, Lemoyne, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington D.C. The firm has also been annually recognized in the 2010 and the 2011/12 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey. Christopher Placitella, Esq. was also named the Super Lawyers “New Jersey Lawyer of the Year” in both Mass Torts and Class Action and has achieved the top 100 list of New Jersey attorneys based on those who received the highest point totals in the New Jersey nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

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