The Lambert Firm would like to congratulate our partner Jay Christopher Zainey, Jr., for his inclusion in the 2021 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 organization as one of the “Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Louisiana!”
About the National Trial Lawyers Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is a professional organization comprised of a select group of 100 trial lawyers chosen from across the nation for their exceptional qualifications in criminal defense or civil plaintiff law. Its mission is to promote excellence and foster diversity in the legal profession through advocacy training, networking, and education of trial lawyers.
Membership in this exclusive organization is by invitation only and limited to the top 100 attorneys in a particular region or state who have displayed excellence and achieved outstanding results during their careers in either civil plaintiff or criminal defense law. The selection process is based on a multi-phase process that includes peer nominations combined with extensive third-party research. Each of its members possesses the knowledge, skill, experience, and record that distinguishes them as some of the best and leading attorneys in America.
To learn more about The National Trial Lawyers, please visit: http://thenationaltriallawyers.org/.
Zainey Is A Dedicated Advocate for His Clients, Community
A dedicated protector of his clients and the community at large, J. Christopher Zainey, Jr. (“Chris”) is more than deserving of this elite honor. During his career, Chris has achieved impressive results for his clients in a wide range of areas including maritime law / Jones Act cases, wrongful death cases, catastrophic personal injury cases and complex tort litigation, among other areas of his diverse civil practice.
A few of Chris’ most high-profile cases include:
- Working with the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee’s Trial and Deposition Teams in MDL-2179 In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon” in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010
- Representing multiple governmental entities against opioid manufacturers and distributors in MDL-2804 In re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation
- Representing various sports figures nationwide in a variety of complex issues within the NFL and NCAA
In addition, Chris works every single day representing clients injured in catastrophic offshore accidents against some of the largest oil companies in the world.
Before he joined The Lambert Firm, Chris served as a Federal Judicial Law Clerk to United States District Court Judge James J. Brady of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.
His passion for justice and putting others first has been the distinguishing quality of Chris’ career. He considers it his mission to protect the rights of those who are unable to defend themselves and measures his personal success by the positive impact he’s had on his clients’ lives.
In addition to being on The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Louisiana, Chris has also been selected routinely for inclusion in the annual Super Lawyers publication, among other exclusive legal distinctions. In addition, Chris holds active leadership roles within the Federal Bar Association’s New Orleans Chapter, Louisiana State Bar Association, and the Louisiana Association for Justice, among many other distinguished organizations.
Jay Christopher Zainey, Jr. and The Lambert Firm are Here to Protect Your Rights
The Lambert Firm has been defending the rights of our clients since the 1970s. Attorneys of the caliber of J. Christopher Zainey, Jr. have made us one of the leading law firms in New Orleans and Louisiana. We have the experience, resources, and personnel to represent a myriad of diverse clients, including those who have been injured offshore, in motor vehicle accidents or who have otherwise sustained loss in a catastrophic accident due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another.
If you’ve been injured in a maritime or other catastrophic personal injury accident, don’t settle for second best. Contact The Lambert Firm today for the dedicated, exceptional representation you need to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.