ABOUT THE ANGINO LAW FIRM (ANGINO LAW)
The Angino Law Firm (Angino Law) has a long and respected history extending to 1928 with the original law firm of Hurwitz, Klein, Meyers, and Benjamin. In 1965, Richard C. Angino joined the firm and within 10 years became the owner of Benjamin & Angino. Neil J. Rovner joined the firm in the 1980’s and the firm name was changed to Angino & Rovner. The firm expanded greatly in the 80’s and 90’s, reaching a maximum of 19 lawyers and a total staff of 55 primarily geared to handling all types and sizes of cases with a heavy emphasis on class action work. This firm became the premier first-tier recognized law firm in Central Pennsylvania by Best Lawyers, Martindale–Hubbell, U.S. News and World Report. Associates, as they joined, have been recognized as “Best Lawyers” and “Super Lawyers” and members of the Million Dollars Advocate Association. In recent years, Richard Angino, the Angino Law Firm (Angino Law) has downsized to handle fewer and better cases.
Richard C. Angino has the distinction of receiving an AV rating by Martindale and Hubbell since the age of 39, being elected President of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers at age 42, and being the youngest and only lawyer of the 13 best plaintiff lawyers between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia to be included in the first (1983) edition of “Best Lawyers” in America. Richard Angino debated the then-insurance commissioner in the late 60’s and early 70’s as to the adoption of the No Fault Act in 1974. Representing the Trial Lawyer organization, he negotiated the 1984 Financial Responsibility Law with Erie Insurance Company’s president.
What makes the Angino Law Firm (Angino Law) different from other plaintiff personal injury law firms in Central Pennsylvania?
The Angino Law Firm (Angino Law) is a small “boutique” firm. It does not spend hundreds of thousands of dollars advertising on television for auto, workers’ comp, and social security cases It has chosen to handle a few cases and handle them well. It has a commitment to its clients to spend the time, effort and expense to get the “best results” possible. Even though particular cases may not be profitable, the firm tries a higher percentage of cases than other firms and with eight current Appellate cases and 165 Appellate cases in its history, it is committed to the end. The Angino Law Firm feels that it gets better results than its competitors. It certainly spends significantly more time on each individual case than its competitors. It is also more diversified and has chosen not to handle workers’ comp and social security cases, but continues to handle selected automobile and slip and fall cases. It has a relatively large percentage of medical malpractice cases. It also handles more of the cases involving insurance litigation, adjoining property, as well as fire and water damage cases and suits against banks. Richard Angino undoubtedly handles a more diverse background of major cases than any other attorney in Central Pennsylvania.
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2012-13, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Metropolitan First Tier Ranking in Harrisburg for Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings.
As noted under “Law Firm Recognition,” Richard C. Angino, the Angino Law firm (Angino Law), and its predecessors and its prior attorneys, have been recognized as “the best” over the past 30 years. Irwin Benjamin was one of the first presidents of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association as well as one of the presidents of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Richard A. Angino was the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers President in 1982-83 and David Lutz was the third president of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers to come from this very small law firm in Central Pennsylvania.