William Shernoff, Michael Bidart, Ricardo Echeverria and Samuel Bruchey Receive 2021 Super Lawyers Honor
CLAREMONT, CALIF. – William Shernoff, Michael Bidart, Ricardo Echeverria and Samuel Bruchey of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP have been selected to the 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers list. Shernoff and Bidart have received this accolade annually since 2004, and Echeverria has been selected to the list since 2005.
Super Lawyers honors outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas annually, selecting candidates based on peer recognition and professional achievement. The organization created the Super Lawyers list to establish a “credible, comprehensive and diverse” resource for those seeking legal counsel.
Based in Claremont, Calif., Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP has represented clients dealing with insurance bad faith and catastrophic personal injury claims for over 40 years. The firm set the legal precedent requiring insurance companies to act in good faith, and has secured a number of verdicts holding insurance companies accountable.
A few notable cases by Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP include:
- $5 billion settlement compensating Holocaust victims for unpaid insurance benefits and slave labor
- $116 million in punitive damages after finding an insurance company guilty of acting with malice, fraud and oppression
- $100 million approximate settlement on behalf of Northridge earthquake victims whose insurance claims were handled unfairly
“At Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP, we are working to change the nature of the law to benefit insurance consumers,” says Shernoff. “Thank you to Super Lawyers for their recognition of our work to protect policyholders from insurance company abuse.”
About Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP
At Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP, we lead the nation in protecting policyholders from insurance companies’ refusal to pay claims. The firm has been protecting the rights of insurance consumers, both individuals and businesses, for over 40 years after having set the legal precedent requiring insurance companies to act in good faith.