Providence, Rhode Island – November 9, 2016 – Rhode Island-based personal injury law firm Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn is pleased to announce that six of its attorneys have been named 2016 New England “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars.” The following attorneys have been selected as Super Lawyers: Mark B. Decof, Esq.; Jeffrey A. Mega, Esq.and Michael P. Quinn, Jr., Esq. for the practice area of general personal injury; and Patrick C. Barry, Esq. for medical malpractice. The following lawyers have been named Rising Stars: Douglas E. Chabot, Esq. for personal injury; and Marshall M. Raucci, Esq. for medical malpractice. The selections were based on a comprehensive evaluation of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Attaining this honor for yet another year, Mr. Decof and Mr. Barry have been named two of the Top 10 Super Lawyers in Rhode Island, receiving among the top ten highest point totals in all practice areas in the RI nomination, research, and blue ribbon review process. Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn is the only RI personal injury law firm with two attorneys in the top 10 list. Additionally, Mr. Decof has been listed as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in New England.
A part of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers. The mission of Super Lawyers is “to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice.” The Super Lawyers lists are published in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.
Senior trial lawyer and founding partner, Mr. Decof, of Narragansett, RI, has been actively engaged in litigation for more than 30 years. He has been included on the Top 10 Super Lawyers list every year since 2007.
Mr. Barry, co-managing attorney of Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn, of Bristol, joined the firm in 1997 and is recognized as an accomplished trial lawyer and patient safety advocate. He has been selected for the Super Lawyers list every year since 2010.
Mr. Mega is an accomplished trial lawyer who joined the firm in 2014. A resident of East Greenwich, he handles cases in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence, and product liability.
Since joining Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn in 2010, Mr. Quinn, of Warwick, has established himself as a leading trial lawyer. Prior to earning the Super Lawyers title, he had been a Rising Star annually since 2009.
Those chosen as Rising Stars must be attorneys age 40 and under, or those in practice 10 years or less. Providence resident Mr. Chabot, who also joined the firm in 2010 has been a key resource in the fields of medical malpractice, wrongful death, and personal injury litigation. He has been a Rising Star every year since 2013.
Mr. Raucci, of Providence, started at Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn in 2013. He also fights for the rights of injured victims and provides valuable support in several areas of the firm’s work. He is a Rising Star for the third consecutive year.