Bostwick & Peterson, LLP is pleased to announce that Partners James Bostwick and Erik Peterson have once again been selected to the annual Northern California Super Lawyers® list!
This is a significant achievement that speaks volumes about the respect Mr. Bostwick and Mr. Peterson have garnered among their peers, and the many impressive achievements they’ve accumulated over the course of their careers. Both attorneys were recognized for their work in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, and professional liability.
- James S. Bostwick: This is the 19th consecutive year that Mr. Bostwick has been selected to the list of Super Lawyers, a testament to his stature among the nation’s most accomplished trial lawyers. A nationally Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist, Mr. Bostwick obtained the largest medical malpractice verdict in U.S. history in 1978 and has gone on to set other state and national records for high-value recoveries.
- Erik L. Peterson: This is Mr. Peterson’s 17th consecutive Super Lawyers selection, having been recognized by the publication every year since 2006. As Co-Founder of our firm, Mr. Peterson has helped recover millions in verdicts and settlements for clients, including a record-setting $17 million birth injury settlement in May 2019 that became the largest medical malpractice present value result in California history.
What it Means to Make the Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers is a trusted legal publication known for its annual listings recognizing the nation’s most accomplished attorneys as voted by their peers. The magazine uses a multi-phase selection process of peer nominations, independent research, and peer review surveys to identify honorees.
In total, no more than 5% of practicing attorneys in each state are named to Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyers has become a trusted resource for consumers in search of skilled and experienced representation, and a coveted distinction in the legal profession. For many, earning a single selection to the annual list is considered a career milestone. For attorneys like Mr. Bostwick and Mr. Peterson, selection for nearly 20 consecutive years is an indication of their solidified status as leaders in their field.
James S. Bostwick and Erik L. Peterson are Partners at the law firm of Bostwick & Peterson, LLP. Together, the two have obtained over $1 billion in compensation for clients, record-setting verdicts and settlements, and numerous multi-million-dollar recoveries in complex claims involving medical malpractice, birth injuries, and serious personal injury. Learn more about the firm or call (888) 831-8448 to speak with a member of our team about a potential case.