Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices, has been named to the 2024 The Best Lawyers in America® list, marking 30 years of recognition.
Over the last four decades, Bob has forged his career as a prominent personal injury attorney building a reputation of success throughout the Chicago area and across the country. He is known for his pursuit of just and fair resolutions in some of the most influential cases in history including his current work as Lead Counsel in the consolidated litigation against Boeing in the crash of a 737 MAX jet in Ethiopia in 2019. Bob upholds his standards to achieve all results with the best interests of his clients and the public in mind.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® recognitions are compiled based on an exhaustive Purely Peer Review® evaluation. More than 123,000 industry-leading lawyers are eligible to vote (globally), and Best Lawyers® has received more than 20 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.
For the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, more than 13.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 76,000 leading lawyers honored in the milestone 30th edition.
Bob’s leadership and legal excellence have propelled Clifford Law Offices to be recognized as one of the leading personal injury firms in Illinois and across the nation. In the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, he is joined by 19 other Clifford Law Offices’ lawyers in recognition.
In the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, Bob has been recognized in the following practice areas:
- Aviation Law
- Bet-the-Company Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
- Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
- Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
- Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
- Qui Tam Law
- Railroad Law
- Transportation Law
In addition to his consistent recognition in The Best Lawyers in America®, Bob has also been named a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in the following years and practice areas: 2019 (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs), 2016 (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs), 2015 (Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs), 2012 (Personal Injury – Plaintiffs), 2010 (Medical Malpractice Law), and 2009 (Personal Injury Litigation).
About Clifford Law Offices
Clifford Law Offices is ranked one of the top law firms in Illinois as well as in the country in the area of complex personal injury and wrongful death cases such as medical malpractice, aviation law, products liability, premises liability, and transportation litigation. The firm has also developed a reputation in class action litigation and whistleblower cases as well as commercial litigation cases. To learn more about Clifford Law Offices, click here.