Mass Disaster Attorney Ilyas Akbari Named to Super Lawyers® Southern California Rising Stars - Up-and-Coming 100 - Top List

Mass disaster attorney, A. Ilyas Akbari recently ranked among Super Lawyers® Up-and-Coming100: 2015 Southern California Rising Stars – Top List. The list features only the best of the best attorneys in the area. Southern California Super Lawyers® has previously selected Mr. Akbari to their Rising Stars list each year since 2007.

The Super Lawyers® Rising Stars section of Los Angeles magazine will feature the list for the first time. His name will also appear in the 2015 Super Lawyers® magazine under the Annual List of The Top Young Attorneys in Southern California. The Rising Stars selection process features only 2.5 percent of choice attorneys with the highest total points.

Ilyas has dedicated himself to serving his community by seeking justice for those hurt by major commercial transportation accidents and pharmaceutical drug product liability and medical device issues. Much of his passion in fighting for what is right comes from his harrowing journey as a refugee from war torn Afghanistan at the age of three.

His extensive legal knowledge and bioengineering credentials assisted in garnering a $7.5M settlement in a helicopter product liability case. As part of the trial team for another case, he helped obtain one of the highest verdicts for the death of an unmarried person in Ohio’s history regarding truck accidents. The verdict in that case amounted to $7M.

Other honors Ilyas has received includes an Superb Score of 10 out of 10 and an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from LexisNexus Martindale Hubbell®. The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers® also listed him among their ranks.