GLEN ROCK, N.J. — E. Drew Britcher of Britcher Leone, LLC, of Glen Rock and Parsippany has been named one of the top 100 attorneys and to the Ten Year Top List in New Jersey for 2017 by "New Jersey Super Lawyers" magazine. .
This marks the 13th consecutive year that Britcher has been recognized by New Jersey Super Lawyers and the 12th consecutive year he has been named among the Top 100 in the state.
Further, he is one of only 51 lawyers statewide who have ever been named to both the Top 10, Top 100 and/or Top 50 Women for 10 years.
As head of Britcher Leone’s trial practice, Britcher has successfully prosecuted or resolved hundreds of complex medical negligence, products liability and other personal injury claims.
Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, he has served as either counsel of record or amicus counsel in more than 35 reported decisions of the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of New Jersey and New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division.
He has received numerous awards for his service to the American Association for Justice, as well as its New Jersey Chapter. In 2015, he was honored with a “Professional Lawyer of the Year” Award by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law.
In 2016, Britcher was elected an at-large national governor of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). He has also served as past-president of the New Jersey Association for Justice, where he currently chairs its Amicus and Medical Malpractice Committees and has done so for over a decade.
Britcher was a founding member of the Board of Trial Lawyers Care, an organization that provided pro bono legal representation to victims and families of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
He also helped draft the language of New Jersey’s Patients First and Patient Safety Acts and is an adjunct professor at Seton Hall Law School, where he teaches courses in medical malpractice law and litigation.
Britcher is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, as well as before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
He earned a J.D. from New York Law School and a B.A. from Rutgers College, where he has been inducted as a member of the Order of the Barristers and a Loyal Son, respectively.