Clifford Law Offices, a nationally recognized personal injury and wrongful death law firm and also a leader in various class action cases, is handling cases involving the VW/Audi diesel engine scheme involving nearly a half million vehicles sold since 2008. Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at the firm, recently was appointed co-lead counsel by U.S. District Court Judge James B. Zagel of the Northern District of Illinois "as class counsel for his demonstrated skills in the field." in the class action filed against Pella Windows Corporation, a nationwide window manufacturer and distributor regarding defective windows. Most recently, the lead plaintiff in the NCAA concussion litigation retained Clifford to represent him and to advocate on his behalf for those similarly situated. Clifford has been named as one of the top lawyers in the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. He was named as the top attorney in the Chicago metropolitan area in Plaintiffs' Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action work in 2016. Indeed, Clifford serves as lead counsel in a data breach case filed against Advocate Medical Group, Illinois' largest healthcare system, involving more than four million patients and is reportedly the largest healthcare date breach in the nation's history. Also, individual attorneys at Clifford Law Offices were named among the 2016 Best Lawyers in America include partner Shannon M. McNulty in Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation who heads the firm's class action practice area. Best Lawyers has published its list for more than three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media and the public as one of the most reliable, unbiased sources of legal referrals. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. "Best Lawyers is the most effective tool in identifying critical legal expertise," said President and Co-Founder Steven Naifeh. 'Inclusion on this list shows that an attorney is respected by his or her peers for professional success." To contact Clifford Law Offices if you own one of the cars affected by the recent diesel-engine scheme exposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), call Clifford Law Offices at 312-899-9090 or 800-899-0410 or email Shannon McNulty at smm@CliffordLaw.com.