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Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. Named to “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report for Sixth Consecutive Year


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Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. is made up of attorneys who are nationally recognized industry leaders in the field of maritime and admiralty law. Our team of cruise lawyers has well over two centuries of combined experience, has successfully handled over 3,000 cases, and has recovered over 300 million dollars in damages for our clients. Several of our attorneys have even been selected to “Best Lawyers” ® by US News & World Report every year as far back as 2016.

U.S. News & World Report has named Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A. (LM&W, P.A.) to Best Law Firms® in Admiralty & Maritime Law for 2021. LM&W, P.A. is the only admiralty and maritime firm representing injured passengers and crew that has received such an esteemed level of recognition for so many consecutive years.

About the U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms®” rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For almost 40 years, Best Lawyers® has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers® rankings are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe.

LM&W Awards and Recognition

In addition to being named to “Best Law Firms”® in Admiralty & Maritime Law, the firm has received the highest forms of recognition in the industry including:

  • Lawyer of the Year® for 2020 in Admiralty & Maritime (Miami)
  • Super Lawyers®
  • “Top Law Firm Protecting Seafarer Rights” by the ISU
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers® by the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
We are also the only maritime firm representing injured passengers and crew with all four partners named to Best Lawyers in America® as well as our founding partner named as Lawyer of the Year® in Admiralty & Maritime (Miami) for 2020.

Award Winning Trial Lawyers

Since 1971, LM&W has provided best-in-class service and exceptional settlements for clients. With over $300 million recovered and successfully handling over 3,000+ cases, the LM&W team goes above and beyond to represent passengers and crew members on ships worldwide with full integrity, compassion and excellence.

In addition to being recognized by organizations such as U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, our attorneys have also appeared on national television more than 100 times. Learn more about our firm and our success.

About Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A.

From our headquarters in downtown Miami, or our satellite offices in South Miami, Colorado and Seattle, we are able to represent passengers and crew injured anywhere in the world. Our maritime law firm serves international clientele from countries around the globe, including North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We have made appearances in courtrooms worldwide and are equipped to assist clients who speak almost any language.

If you have questions about a potential maritime law claim, please contact us for assistance. LM&W is here 24/7 to provide comprehensive, high-quality advocacy that clients can trust.

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