Attorney Cynthia Danel, a partner at Edgar Snyder & Associates, has been named the "Pittsburgh Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year" for 2012. Only one personal injury litigation attorney is being honored as the "Lawyer of the Year" in Pittsburgh.
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers being honored as "Lawyers of the Year" have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers surveys for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers, says, "We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one's peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate Attorney Cynthia Danel on being selected as the 'Pittsburgh Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year' for 2012."
Attorney Danel is a past president of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and is on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. She is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and American Association for Justice.
Attorney Danel received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts degree in Speech Communication from Pennsylvania State University and was honored with the Outstanding Alumni Award. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the Duquesne University School of Law.
Edgar Snyder & Associates is a plaintiff's personal injury law firm representing people hurt in all types of accidents. The firm also represents injured workers and people who are disabled and in need of Social Security disability benefits. Office locations include Pittsburgh, Altoona, Ebensburg, Erie and Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Those interested in learning more about the firm can visit www.edgarsnyder.com.