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Aug 18, 2022

John Scully Named Best Lawyers in America® "Lawyer of the Year" in Two Practice Areas for Dallas/Fort Worth

August 18, 2022 - Cooper & Scully, P.C. attorney John A. Scully was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2023 "Lawyer of the Year" in two different practice areas:

  • Litigation - Health Care, and
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.  Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

In addition to the "Lawyer of the Year" awards, John was also recognized by the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the following practice area:

  • Commercial Litigation

John is Board Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is also Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. John is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. John has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers since 2003, and featured as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Texas by Texas Super Lawyers. He is licensed in Texas, Montana, and Oklahoma.

John is routinely retained to try high-dollar exposure cases in the areas of business litigation, catastrophic injury and wrongful death and professional liability. His professional liability practice includes representation of hospitals and other health care providers, attorneys, law firms and other professionals. John has served as national trial counsel on birth and catastrophic injury litigation for numerous hospital systems and insurance carriers. Over the past 39 years, John has developed a diverse civil trial practice involving an array of industries, including health care, insurance, real estate, financial and pharmaceuticals. He has represented a variety of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to governmental entities in complex commercial litigation, personal injury lawsuits, class actions, administrative proceedings and Qui Tam/False Claims Act actions and related investigations.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.