Robbins Geller Partner John Herman Again Selected as 2017 Georgia Super Lawyer
On February 21, 2017, Robbins Geller partner John Herman was named to the 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers Magazine. Herman has received the honor multiple times in the past and was selected using a multiphase selection process that includes independent research, as well as peer nominations and evaluations. Each year, 5% of lawyers are honored as Super Lawyers. The annual selection is made through a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews within each practice area. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. For more information on methodology, visit Super Lawyers.
Not only a partner, Herman is also the Chair of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice and manages the Firm’s Atlanta office. He has worked on several noteworthy cases and successfully achieved favorable results for his clients, including the recent shareholder derivative settlement on behalf of Community Health Systems, resulting in a $60 million payment to the company, the largest recovery in a shareholder derivative action in Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit, and unprecedented corporate governance reforms that included two shareholder nominated directors to the Community Health Board of Directors. Herman has been recognized numerous times for his legal work by both his peers and legal publications. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and was voted by his peers as one of the leading intellectual property litigators in the Southeast. Aside from being named a Super Lawyer numerous times, Herman was also ranked on the “Top 100” Georgia Super Lawyers list. Additionally, he was listed as one of “Georgia’s Most Effective Lawyers” by Legal Trend magazine.
Herman’s recognition comes on the heels of Robbins Geller and its attorneys receiving several accolades from various courts, professional organizations and the media. Most recently, the Firm was again named one of the nation’s top Securities Practice Groups of the Year by Law360 and was selected out of 35 finalists as the Elite Trial Lawyers Securities winner by The National Law Journal. Additionally, Chambers USA named the Firm a Band I firm, the highest rating available. Benchmark Litigation also honored Robbins Geller as one of the Top 10 Plaintiff Firms in America, as a “Highly Recommended” plaintiffs firm in California for 2017, and recognized several of the Firm’s partners as Litigation Stars, Top Litigators Under 40, and Future Stars.