General Information

Year founded: 1955
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Overview

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Since 1955, Levin Papantonio Rafferty has earned a reputation as one of the most successful personal injury law firms in the nation, winning jury verdicts and settlements exceeding $40 billion. Our attorneys handle claims throughout the country involving prescription drugs; medical devices; defective products; class actions; consumer protection; and all other types of personal injury claims.

Our accomplishments have been featured in numerous national news programs and magazines such as CNN, Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes magazine, Time magazine, National Law Journal, and US magazine.

One or more of our attorneys are listed in Best Lawyers in America; National Trial Lawyers Association Hall of Fame; America's Elite Trial Lawyers by the National Law Journal; U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms; Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Woman Attorney; and SuperLawyers.

Over the past 68 years, we have handled more than 100,000 claims involving personal injury. Each year we teach 1,500 lawyers and 250 paralegals how to successfully handle personal injury cases. We host the international television show "America's Lawyer."

The University of Florida College of Law is named after one of our attorneys, and one of our founding partners became a two-term governor of the state of Florida and candidate for President of the United States.

Rankings

Levin Papantonio Rafferty Proctor Buchanan O'Brien Barr & Mougey, P.A. is metro ranked in 3 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Tallahassee
Tier 1 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Rankings

Regional Rankings

Tallahassee
Tier 1 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mass Tort
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Levin Papantonio Rafferty Proctor Buchanan O'Brien Barr & Mougey, P.A. has 6 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Levin Papantonio Rafferty Proctor Buchanan O'Brien Barr & Mougey, P.A. eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Awards

Awards are self-reported by firms and are not verified by the Best Law Firms rankings.
  • Best Law Firms - U.S. News & World Report
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year
  • National Law Journal -¬†America's Elite Trial Lawyers
  • National Law Journal - MDL Leadership Award
  • National Trial Lawyers - Hall of Fame
  • Public Justice Trial Team of the Year
  • SuperLawyers

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Management and Personnel

Firm Administrator
Robert Smith
Executive Vice-President
Kim Adams
Secretary-Treasurer
Troy Rafferty
Firm President
Mark Proctor

Contacts

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Kim Adams

Significant Matters

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Since 1955, Levin Papantonio Rafferty has earned a reputation as one of the most successful personal injury law firms in the nation, winning jury verdicts and settlements exceeding $40 billion. Our attorneys handle claims throughout the country involving prescription drugs; medical devices; defective products; class actions; consumer protection; and all other types of personal injury claims.

Our accomplishments have been featured in numerous national news programs and magazines such as CNN, Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes magazine, Time magazine, National Law Journal, and US magazine.

One or more of our attorneys are listed in Best Lawyers in America; National Trial Lawyers Association Hall of Fame; America's Elite Trial Lawyers by the National Law Journal; U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms; Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Woman Attorney; and SuperLawyers.

We are the founder of Mass Torts Made Perfect, which is a national seminar attended by approximately 1500 lawyers twice per year where we help teach the successful handling of cases against the largest companies in the world.

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