West Palm Beach, FL. (May 20, 2015) — Glenn Siegel and Chad Hastings, Lawyers at personal injury law firm Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC (LLL&S) were announced as partners of the Firm. Glenn and Chad have been with the Firm for 10 and 8 years respectively.
“Glenn and Chad have a passion for helping the clients and families that we serve. With their vast experience in the personal injury field, natural leadership abilities, and genuine devotion to our community, it was clear that adding them as partners would continue to strengthen our Firm and help up better serve our clients,” said Gary S. Lesser, Managing Partner of Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith.
After graduating from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale and becoming a member of the Florida Bar, Glenn Siegel came to work at Lesser & Lesser, P.A. (now Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC), in the area of personal injury litigation. He left for a brief time to work on Personal Injury Protection (PIP) cases for Progressive Insurance. After Progressive, Glenn represented the plaintiffs, both health care providers and their patients directly, in the area of PIP litigation. In August of 2006, Glenn rejoined Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, returning with his experience and skills in PIP litigation, and he is now Chair of the Firm’s PIP Litigation Department. Glenn has handled thousands of PIP cases over the years and has been featured as a guest lecturer for other lawyer and community organizations. He has several published legal opinions involving various PIP issues. Glenn also continues to handle automobile negligence, premises liability, and general personal injury cases at the Firm. Glenn’s passion for helping our community is admirable. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of West Palm Beach.
“I am honored to be named a partner at Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith,” Glenn said.”It has been very rewarding to have seen this firm grow throughout the years, while still maintaining a close-knit family environment. All of the lawyers and employees at the Firm work so hard to give our clients the personal attention they deserve, and also give back so much to our community. In sharing these same beliefs and values, I feel privileged to be part of this firm and to have been named partner.”
Chad Hastings is a member of the Florida Bar and Georgia Bar Association and has been inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Less than one percent of U.S. lawyers are members, as membership is limited to lawyers who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Since joining the Firm in 2007, Chad has represented injured clients and their families in auto negligence, premises liability cases, and related liability cases. He currently helps manage the Firm’s Stuart office and is the 2015-2016 Martin County Bar Association President.
“Gary Lesser, Joe Landy, and Mickey Smith are amongst the greatest lawyers in Florida,” Chad said. “They are lawyers who are committed to excellence and achieving great results for their clients. With the highest standards of ethical and moral character in both the practice of law and in their personal lives, I am humbled and grateful that they have asked me to be their partner.”
Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC, the third oldest law firm in Palm Beach County, was established in 1927 by Joseph H. Lesser in West Palm Beach, and has been serving clients throughout Florida for over 88 years, focusing on serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. LLL&S (www.lesserlawfirm.com) enjoys a reputation in the community for superior legal skills, hard work, client service and high ethical standards. All Firm partners are “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating in ethics and legal ability. LLL&S is active in the community, and has donated significant time and financial support to numerous charities. The Firm has obtained substantial settlements and verdicts over the years and is well known to insurance companies and insurance defense lawyers as skillful advocates. This experience and reputation allows the Firm to obtain the best possible results for its clients.