Baron & Budd Earns Selection in National Survey as One of the Leading Mass Tort/Class Action Firms i

From: LeBlanc & Waddell
Published: Fri Jun 22 2007

Dallas-based Baron & Budd, P.C., has earned selection to The Legal 500 listing of the country’s top law firms based on the firm’s work in mass tort claims and class-action litigation.

Baron & Budd is included in The Legal 500’s recently published third volume, which ranks the country’s top litigation firms. Firm clients, other attorneys and judges were interviewed by The Legal 500 staff to determine which firms would be included in the listing.

Baron & Budd is ranked as one of the top three law firms in the nation for toxic tort claims.

Russell Budd, managing shareholder of Baron & Budd, is noted in the publication for his “considerable renown for his trial and negotiation abilities.” Firm attorney Alan Rich also is highlighted as a “heavyweight in the asbestos and toxic tort arena.”

“We are honored to be recognized for the legal accomplishments of our many fine attorneys,” says Mr. Budd. “I believe the talent and achievements of our attorneys truly qualify our firm as one of the top mass tort/class action firms in the country, and it is very nice to receive the recognition from a publication like The Legal 500.”

In addition to highlighting Mr. Budd and Mr. Rich, the publication also notes Baron & Budd’s extensive work in asbestos-related cases, water contamination claims, and incidences of exposure to hazardous materials in the workplace.

About Baron & Budd

Since 1977, the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has championed the rights of people and communities harmed by corporate misconduct. With more than 50 attorneys and offices in Texas, California, Ohio and Louisiana, Baron & Budd enjoys a national reputation as a leader of the plaintiffs’ bar. The firm represents individuals with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by asbestos; leukemia caused by benzene; and injuries caused by other toxic substances and pharmaceuticals. The firm also represents water authorities seeking clean-up costs for drinking water contamination; municipalities and securities investors defrauded by corporate wrongdoing; and consumers. For more information about Baron & Budd, call 800-222-2766 or visit

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