Partners Brad Thayer and Ben Melnick have been selected by their peers as two of Washington's Plaintiff's Personal Injury Rising Stars in the 2021 Super Lawyers Magazine. Mr. Thayer is a repeat winner, and this is Mr. Melnick's first selection.
Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Super Lawyers magazine publishes its list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars annually. Lawyers are hand-picked through peer nominations, and then the publishers conduct independent research. The goal is “to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys” for other professionals and consumers.
Third Time Winner; Brad Thayer
This is Brad Thayer's third consecutive year as a Super Lawyers Rising Star honoree. He joined Schauermann Thayer as an associate attorney in 2015, and he became a partner in 2018.
First Time Winner; Ben Melnick
Ben Melnick is receiving the Super Lawyers Rising Star award for the first time. He has been in practice since 2013, joined the firm in 2018, and he became a partner in 2020. .
Both Mr. Thayer and Mr. Melnick focus their practice entirely on representing victims in personal injury matters, wrongful deaths, catastrophic injuries, and insurance disputes, including bad faith.
15 Time Winner; Craig Schauermann
Past Schauermann Thayer Super Lawyers and Rising Stars winners include co-founder of the firm, currently of counsel, Craig Schauermann—who was selected as a Super Lawyer for fifteen years until 2020—and managing partner Scott Edwards, who was on the Rising Star list for three years.