We are pleased to announce that W. Chad McLain and Dan B. Graves, partners at Graves McLain, have been named to the 2020 Oklahoma Super Lawyers list. Junior Partner Rachel E. Gusman has been named to the 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. These are exclusive lists, as the Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than 5% of attorneys in every state, and the Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5% of attorneys in every state.
Attorney Chad McLain is a leader in the field of personal injury law. Having been named to the Super Lawyers list for nearly a decade, his primary practice areas include injury and death claims arising from serious auto accidents, trucking collisions, and other serious injuries and has successfully recovered millions of dollars in settlements, awards, and verdicts for clients. For many years, he has held leadership positions in the Tulsa County Bar Association and Tulsa County Bar Foundation, including Chair of the Law Week, Community Outreach and Bench & Bar Committees, and Chair of the TCBA’s Pro Bono Celebration.
Dan Graves has been named to the Super Lawyers list since 2007. Dan has spent over two decades practicing medical malpractice law, and his other practice areas include personal injury, wrongful death, defective medical devices, and dangerous or defective drugs. His pro bono work includes volunteering his time and resources for various community and charitable organizations like “Lawyers Fighting Hunger” and “Tulsa Lawyers for Children”. He has been featured numerous times in the media, such as in Oklahoma Magazine as a “Best of the Best” Lawyer in Oklahoma and maintains the highest AVVO rating and has been rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell.
Junior partner Rachel Gusman serves as a passionate advocate for the rights of her clients. Her practice areas include personal injuries, medical negligence, motor vehicle accidents , vaccine injuries, and civil rights litigation. She has successfully recouped millions of dollars by verdict and settlement on behalf of her clients, in cases that focused on excessive force, wrongful death, dog bites and attacks, and unsafe premises. Rachel has been named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list several times since 2010.
Super Lawyers, which is part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service of distinguished attorneys who have achieved a high degree of professional achievement and peer recognition. Lawyers are selected from over 70 practice areas and firms of all sizes, assuring a relevant and credible annual list.
The annual selections are chosen using a patented and multiphase process that involves:
• Peer nominations
• Independent research performed by Super Lawyers
• Evaluations from a highly credentialed panel of lawyers
The goal of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse annual list of leading attorneys to be used as a resource for both consumers and referring attorneys seeking legal advice.
The Super Lawyers lists are distributed nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine and leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the US.
Please join us in congratulating Chad McLain, Daniel Graves, and Rachel Gusman on their selections.
Graves McLain – Serious Lawyers for Serious Injuries.