The Jewish National Fund Judge Carl. B. Rubin Legal Society has named Burg Simpson shareholder, Janet G. Abaray, the Society’s Attorney of the Year for 2013. Announcing the award, Melissa Ann Fabian, Director for the National Jewish Fund for Southern Ohio and Kentucky, said, ” Janet is both worthy and deserving of this recognition. She is nationally pre-eminent in the field of complex civil litigation – routinely handling very challenging cases on behalf of individuals as well as class action litigation…”
Janet Abaray is well known and widely respected as a dedicated and creative advocate for the best interests of her clients. She has been appointed by three different Federal Judges to serve as lead or liaison counsel in multi-district litigations. Janet also is committed to service in her community, having twice received the OATL distinguished Service Award in 1998 and 2010. She is a regular speaker and guest lecturer at various symposia and conventions on a wide range of topics and has published in both professional and scholarly journals. Janet will be honored at the Attorney of the Year Gala on September 29, 2013.