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We are proud to share that three of our attorneys have been recognized for their achievements by the National Trial Lawyers! These recognitions are just formal acknowledgments of the hard work and dedication our lawyers bring every day to our firm in the pursuit of helping our clients. They are true testaments of female leadership at its finest and we could not be more proud of their achievements. 

National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 Recognizes the ‘Best Lawyers in America’

The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 is an invite-only group that recognizes the top rising civil plaintiff and criminal defense legal talent in every state. According to their website, every member that is invited “strives to encompass the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best lawyers in America.”

This year, three of our lawyers were invited to join this elite group:

Kim Loutey: A plaintiff’s lawyer who focuses on complex litigation involving pharmaceutical and medical device mass torts, toxic torts, and other defective products. Kim Loutey has secured multiple multi-million dollar settlements for her clients and has served leadership roles in high-profile multi-district litigations, including for Onglyza and Mirena.

Blair Matyszczyk: A trial attorney who primarily practices mass torts involving defective consumer and pharmaceutical products, as well as medical malpractice and nursing home negligence. Among Blair Matyszczyk’s impressive résumé is her work representing thousands of clients who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from Roundup exposure as well as her work representing thousands of service members who suffered hearing damage as a result of using 3M’s combat earplugs.

Kelley Owens: A product liability and toxic torts attorney, Kelley Owens brings with her experience from working as Corporate Counsel for ARCHER Systems, LLC. While there, she helped facilitate one of the largest pharmaceutical mass tort settlements in the country. 

Lawyers Also Recognized as Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2022

In addition to being named “Top 40 Under 40” lawyers, Kim Loutey and Blair Matyszczyk have also been named Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2022. The Rising Stars program recognizes emerging legal talent throughout the country. Peer-nominated, Super Lawyers Rising Stars are selected based on multiple criteria, including noteworthy verdicts and settlements, awards, community service, and more. 

Kim Loutey has consistently been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2016 and Blair Matyszczyk since 2017.

Award-Winning Lawyers Fighting For You

Kirkendall Dwyer LLP’s attorneys are some of the most experienced and qualified lawyers in the country. While we are proud of the accolades of our team, we are even more proud of the dedication and service they show to our clients every day. 

To learn more about how our award-winning lawyers can help you, schedule a free legal consultation