SUGARMAN announced today that each of the SUGARMAN principals have been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list.  Once again, Robert Casby, Marianne LeBlanc, David McCormack, Stacey Pietrowicz, Neil Sugarman, Paul Sugarman, Stephen Sugarman and Benjamin Zimmermann have all been named as 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers.  

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

In addition to being selected to Super Lawyers, SUGARMAN attorneys received the following honors:

  • Top 10 Super Lawyers in Massachusetts – Neil Sugarman
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers in Massachusetts – Robert Casby, Marianne LeBlanc, Stephen Sugarman and Benjamin Zimmermann
  • Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in Massachusetts – Marianne LeBlanc
  • Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in New England – Marianne LeBlanc • Top 100 Super Lawyers in New England – Robert Casby, Marianne LeBlanc, Neil Sugarman and Stephen Sugarman

Our firm is incredibly proud to be consistently recognized by its peers for achievements in the practice of personal injury law,” said Managing Partner, Ben Zimmermann.  “Considering only five percent of Massachusetts lawyers were named 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers, inclusion of our attorneys year after year in Super Lawyers exhibits our ongoing dedication to our clients and the practice of personal injury law.”

The Super Lawyers supplement will be published in the November, 2017 issue of Boston Magazine.

Meet SUGARMAN’s Attorneys

Paul Sugarman, co-founder and principal, acts as a leader and mentor for the entire SUGARMAN team. Paul has over 25 appellate decisions to his name, including some of the seminal personal injury law decisions in Massachusetts. Learn more about Paul at  

Neil Sugarman has successfully handled some of the most catastrophic explosion and fire accident cases in Massachusetts. His practice encompasses the areas of product liability, medical malpractice, construction site accidents, boating accidents, and complex personal injury lawsuits. Prior to practicing law, Neil was a Captain in the U.S. Army Signal Corp and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. Learn more about Neil at Sugarman

Robert Casby is well known for his in-depth preparation and courtroom agility. In over 35 years of practice, Bob has successfully tried nearly every type of personal injury and wrongful death case. He is a frequent lecturer, locally and nationally, for the American Law Institute, American Bar Association, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), the Massachusetts Bar Association and other industry trade organizations. Learn more about Bob at  

Marianne LeBlanc is a trial attorney with over two decades of experience representing injured clients. Marianne has provided leadership to a wide variety of legal, civic and community organizations including the Women’s Bar Foundation and the American Association for Justice. She has spearheaded SUGARMAN’S charitable involvement with the Harrington House. Learn more about Marianne at  

Stephen K. Sugarman’s determined approach to his clients and their families has resulted in some of the firm’s most significant settlements over the past 18 years. He concentrates in the areas of medical malpractice, defective consumer products, car accidents, construction site accidents, explosion and fire cases, and general liability cases. Stephen regularly lectures for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and other education programs. Learn more about Stephen at  

Benjamin R. Zimmermann has practiced personal injury law for 17 years. He is an experienced trial attorney in personal injury cases, with an emphasis in defective products, medical malpractice, construction site accidents, and premises liability. He has also litigated, tried, and handled the appeal of cases aimed at obtaining insurance coverage for injured clients where coverage is disputed. Learn more about Ben at…  

David McCormack is recognized for his commitment and intensity by his peers and has served his clients for over 14 years. In 2016, his argument and victory in front of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in Bowers v. P. Wile’s, Inc., 475 Mass. 34 (2016) helped to clarify and strengthen Massachusetts premises liability law. David’s legal writings have been published in Trial magazine and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Journal.  Learn more about David at…

Stacey Pietrowicz is known for her work ethic, tenacity, and analytical mind, through trial and settlement. She focuses on defective products, premises liability, medical malpractice, and other complex personal injury matters. Since 2009, Stacey has co-authored the Massachusetts Tort Law Manual chapter regarding Child Trespassers. Learn more about Stacy at…