Hagens Berman litigates cases that have a wide public impact and affect those who need help most. We are proud to be recognized for the achievements that built our firm and shape our future.

Recovering losses to those who have been victim to wrongdoing is the true reward, but our victories have also earned our legal team many awards and recognitions. Hagens Berman is proud to have been named by the following prestigious organizations and outlets, and we consider every one to be a testimony to our hard work and dedication to those we represent. Many of Hagens Berman's legal team have received awards and recognitions. The list below reflects awards won by the firm and its Executive Committee.

 

 

RECOGNITION GRANTOR DATE
Elite Trial Lawyer, Litigation Firm of the Year Finalist: Antitrust Category The National Law Journal 2022-2024
500 Global Plaintiff Lawyers, Steve W. Berman Lawdragon 2024
Leading Commercial Litigators, Steve W. Berman The Daily Journal 2024
Lawyer of the Year, Litigation, Securities, Steve W. Berman Best Lawyers 2024
500 Global Plaintiff Lawyers, Elaine T. Byszewski Lawdragon 2024
The Best Law Firms in America, Tier 1, Securities Litigation Best Lawyers 2024
The Best Law Firms in America, Tier 1, Product Liability Litigation Best Lawyers 2024
The Best Law Firms in America, Tier 3, Insurance Litigation Best Lawyers 2024
The Best Law Firms in America, Tier 3, Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Best Lawyers 2024
Consumer Protection Law, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions, Plaintiffs, Catherine Y.N. Gannon Best Lawyers 2024
Product Liability Litigation, Plaintiffs, Sean R. Matt Best Lawyers 2024
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions, Plaintiffs, Shana E. Scarlett Best Lawyers 2024
Litigation, Antitrust Thomas M. Sobol Best Lawyers 2024
Ones to Watch, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions, Plaintiffs, Hannah Brennan Best Lawyers 2024
Ones to Watch, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions, Plaintiffs, Abbye Klamann Ognibene Best Lawyers 2024
Ones to Watch, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions, Plaintiffs, Rio S. Pierce Best Lawyers 2024
Product Liability Litigation, Plaintiffs, Litigation, Securities, Litigation, Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation, Plaintiffs Categories, Steve W. Berman Best Lawyers 2023-2024
Litigation, Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation, Plaintiffs, Robert B. Carey Best Lawyers 2023-2024
Ones to Watch, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions, Plaintiffs and Other Areas of Note, Lauren S. Miller Best Lawyers 2021-2024
Lawyer to Watch, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law, Abby Wolf The California Lawyer Association 2023
500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers, Steve W. Berman Lawdragon 2023
500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers, Thomas M. Sobol Lawdragon  2023
500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers, Shana E. Scarlett Lawdragon 2023
500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers, Hannah Brennan Lawdragon 2023
500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers, Kristen A. Johnson Lawdragon 2023
Top 100, Shana E. Scarlett National Trial Lawyers 2023
500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers, Shana E. Scarlett Lawdragon 2022-2023
Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in California, Abby Wolf The National Trial Lawyers  2022-2023
Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in America Lawdragon 2020-2023
Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer in America, Robert B. Carey Lawdragon 2020-2023
500 Leading Lawyers in America, Plaintiff Financial Lawyers, Sean R. Matt Lawdragon 2020, 2023
500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers, Elaine T. Byszewski Lawdragon 2020-2023
500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers, Lauren Guth Barnes Lawdragon  2020-2021, 2023
Leading Commercial Litigators, Steve W. Berman The Daily Journal 2022
Honoree for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice, Cameron et al v. Apple American Antitrust Institute 2022
Elite Trial Lawyer, Litigation Firm of the Year Finalist: Consumer Protection Category The National Law Journal 2022
Top 40 Under 40 in Washington State, Civil Plaintiff, Catherine Y.N. Gannon National Trial Lawyers  2022
Leading Lawyers in America, Plaintiff Consumer Litigation, Shana E. Scarlett Lawdragon 2022
Top Plaintiff Lawyers, Shana E. Scarlett The Daily Journal 2022
Top Women Attorneys In Northern California, Shana E. Scarlett National Trial Lawyers  2022
Practice Group of the Year - Competition Law360 2022
Lawdragon Hall of Fame, Steve W. Berman Lawdragon 2022
Leading Commercial Litigators, Steve W. Berman The Daily Journal 2022
Who’s Who Legal, Thought Leaders, Shana E. Scarlett Global Elite  2022
500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers, Barbara Mahoney Lawdragon 2021-2022
Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in California, Shana E. Scarlett National Trial Lawyers  2021-2022
Top Antitrust Lawyers, Shana E. Scarlett The Daily Journal 2021-2022
500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers, Shana E. Scarlett Lawdragon 2020-2022
Practice Group of the Year - Class Action Law360 2019-2022
Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar, Steve W. Berman  Law360 2018, 2020, 2022
Plaintiffs' Attorneys Trailblazer Award, Steve W. Berman The National Law Journal 2017-2022
Rising Star, Jessica R. MacAuley Massachusetts Super Lawyers Magazine 2015-2022
Band 1 Ranking, Shana E. Scarlett Chambers and Partners 2021
Honoree for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice, Benjamin J. Siegel American Antitrust Institute 2021
Practice Group of the Year, Antitrust  Law360 2021
Sports & Entertainment Law Trailblazer Award, Steve W. Berman The National Law Journal 2021
Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in California, Rio S. Pierce The National Trial Lawyers 2021
Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Thomas M. Sobol Massachusetts Super Lawyers Magazine 2020-2021
Leading Plaintiff Lawyer, Shana E. Scarlett Lawdragon  2020-2021
Honoree for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice, Craig R. Spiegel American Antitrust Institute 2019, 2021
Honoree for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice, Emilee N. Sisco American Antitrust Institute 2019, 2021
Honoree for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice, NCAA v. Alston American Antitrust Institute 2018-2019, 2021
Distinguished Service Award, Lauren Guth Barnes American Association for Justice 2015, 2017-2018, 2021
Band 2 Ranking by Chambers and Partners, Shana E. Scarlett   2020
Impact Case of the Year Benchmark Litigation 2020
Women to Watch, Lauren S. Miller Birmingham Business Journal 2020
Top Women Attorneys, Lauren S. Miller B-Metro Magazine  2019-2020
MVP of the Year Award, Class Action Law360 2016-2020
Honoree for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice, In re NCAA Athletic Grant-in-Aid Cap Antitrust Litigation American Antitrust Institute 2019
Plaintiff Financial Lawyers Lawdragon 2019
Elite Trial Lawyers, Mass Tort Category The National Law Journal 2018-2019
Public Service & Leadership Award recipient, Breanna Van Engelen The Washington Young Lawyers Committee 2018-2019
Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Lauren Guth Barnes Massachusetts Super Lawyers Magazine 2018-2019
Women’s Caucus Excellence in Leadership Award, Lauren Guth Barnes American Association for Justice 2017, 2019
Top 40 Under 40, Lauren S. Miller The National Trial Lawyers 2017-2019
Top 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Steve W. Berman Lawdragon 2014-2019
Elite Trial Lawyers, Steve W. Berman The National Law Journal 2014-2016, 2018-2019
Super Lawyer, Thomas M. Sobol Thomson Reuters 2008-2019
Super Lawyer, Steve W. Berman Thomson Reuters 2003-2019
Super Lawyer, Anthony D. Shapiro Washington Law & Politics Magazine 2003-2006,
2008-2019
Honoree for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice, Edwards v. National Milk Producers Federation American Antitrust Institute 2018
Best Class Action Litigation Firm, Washington US Business News Legal Elite 2018
Marie Lambert Award, Lauren Guth Barnes American Association for Justice 2018
State Executive Committee member, Steve W. Berman The National Trial Lawyers 2018
Practice Group of the Year, Automotive Law360 2016, 2018
Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service, Whitney K. Siehl United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association 2017
2016 Top 50 Verdicts in Florida Top Verdict 2017
Birmingham Top Attorney Rising Star Birmingham Magazine 2017
Class Actions (Plaintiff) Law Firm of the Year in California Global Law Experts 2017
Women of Influence Nominee, Jeannie Evans Best Lawyers 2017
Emerging Leaders Board of Advisors, inaugural class, Lauren Guth Barnes Institute for Complex Litigation and Mass Claims at Emory Law 2015-2017
Above and Beyond Award, Lauren Guth Barnes American Association for Justice 2016
Elite Trial Lawyers, Class Action Category The National Law Journal 2016
Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms Law360 2015
Elite Trial Lawyers, Automotive Litigation Category The National Law Journal 2015
AV Rating, Anthony D. Shapiro Martindale-Hubbell 2015
Outstanding Service Award, Kevin K. Green Legal Aid Society of San Diego 2015
Massachusetts Rising Star, Lauren Guth Barnes The National Law Journal 2014-2015
Boston’s Rising Star, Kristen A. Johnson The National Law Journal 2014-2015
Top 10 Plaintiffs’ Firms in the Country The National Law Journal 2012-2013, 2015
Plaintiffs' Hot List The National Law Journal 2006-2007, 2009-2013, 2015
Finalist for the Trial Lawyer of the Year, Steve W. Berman Public Justice 2014
Finalist for the Trial Lawyer of the Year, Robert B. Carey Public Justice 2014
Elite Trial Lawyers, Hannah Brennan The National Law Journal 2014
Boston Rising Star Award, Lauren Guth Barnes The National Law Journal 2014
Nominated for Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Sean R. Matt Public Justice 2014
President’s Award, Lauren Guth Barnes Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys 2014
New Lawyers Division Excellence Award, Lauren Guth Barnes American Association for Justice 2010-2011, 2013-2014
Top Verdict of the Year EA/Madden NFL Video Game Development The Daily Journal 2013
Charles G. Albom Prize for Excellency in Appellate Advocacy, Hannah Brennan   2013
Top Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona Award, John DeStefano Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education 2013
Up & Coming Lawyer Award, Lauren Guth Barnes Massachusetts Bar Association 2013
Wiedemann & Wysocki Award, Lauren Guth Barnes The National Law Journal 2012-2013
One of the nation's 100 most influential lawyers in America, Steve W. Berman The National Law Journal 2000, 2006, 2013
 “Best Financial Investigation in the Nation”, Jerrod C. Patterson Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force 2012
New Lawyers Division Above and Beyond Award, Lauren Guth Barnes American Association for Justice 2012
Trial Lawyer of the Year, Kristen A. Johnson Public Justice 2011
“Outstanding Performance as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney”, Jerrod C. Patterson U.S. Attorney General  2010
 “Outstanding Tax Division Attorney”, Jerrod C. Patterson Assistant Attorney General 2008-2009
Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Robert B. Carey Arizona’s Finest Lawyers and National Trial Lawyers 2008
500 Leading Plaintiffs Lawyers in America, Anthony D. Shapiro Lawdragon 2007
Finalist for the Trial Lawyer of the Year Public Justice 2006
Rising Star, Barbara Mahoney Washington Law and Politics 2005
Rising Star, Erin C. Burns Lancaster Bar Association 2005
Rising Star, Christopher A. O'Hara Washington Law and Politics 2003
Top Lawyers in Seattle, Steve W. Berman Seattle Magazine 2001
Top Litigator in the State, Steve W. Berman The National Law Journal 2000
Most Powerful Lawyer in the State of Washington, Steve W. Berman The National Law Journal 2000
Massachusetts Ten Leading Litigators, Thomas M. Sobol The National Law Journal 2000
Recognized for outstanding contributions to the justice system, Robert B. Carey Judges of the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County 1995