Attorney Allan M. Siegel Recognized as 2024 “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington D.C. 

by | May 13, 2024

Allan M. Siegel of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. Honored as DC’s Trial Lawyer of the Year 

Allan Siegel, a partner at the esteemed Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. law firm, has been awarded the 2024 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award by the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. He received the award at the organization’s Annual Awards Dinner on May 11, 2024, which took place this year at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. 

Mr. Siegel concentrates his practice primarily on cases involving serious personal injuries resulting from automobile and commercial vehicle negligence, premises liability, and medical malpractice. He has tried or settled over a thousand cases in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. He was co-counsel in a medical malpractice case in which he and his co-counsel obtained a $17 million dollar verdict, which was the largest personal injury verdict in DC Superior Court in over 20 years. In 2023 and 2024 he collected over $30 million on behalf of injured clients. 

Mr. Siegel is Board-Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a prestigious certification earned by only 3% of attorneys in the United States.

Mr. Siegel’s courtroom skills are well-renowned. He has been named one of Washington’s “Top Lawyers” by Washingtonian Magazine every year the magazine has done the survey for the past 20 years. He has also been named to the Washington DC Super Lawyers® “Top 100” list for the past 7 consecutive years, and has been named a “Best Lawyer” by Best Lawyers® every year since 2019. 

Mr. Siegel is also a true leader in the legal community, He is a Past President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.  He currently serves as a Board of Governor for the American Association for Justice (AAJ), a national organization whose primary purpose is to promote the civil justice system in America. He is also the current Chair of AAJ’s Bus Litigation Group and serves on the Board of Directors of AAJ’s Trucking Litigation Group, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Ride Share Litigation Group, and Distracted Driving Litigation Group.   

Mr. Siegel also frequently lectures across the country on a wide array of personal injury topics  In 2023 and 2024, alone, he was invited to speak in Colorado, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, South Carolina, and Tennessee about cases involving brain injury, truck crashes and bus crashes.  

Mr. Siegel graduated magna cum laude in 1991 from The George Washington University and earned his J.D. from The George Washington University’s National Law Center in 1994 where he graduated with honors. He is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. 

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