Minneapolis (February 2009) Minnesota Lawyer released their 10th Annual “Attorneys of the Year” awards to those who have made a unique contribution to Minnesota justice through their achievements. Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben is pleased to announce that this year two attorneys are being honored, shareholders Paul Godlewski and William Sieben.
Godlewski is one of five attorneys being recognized separately in the tragic railroad grade crossing case where the jury awarded $6 million to each of the families of four young people killed in a collision with a train.
Sieben’s recognition comes from his role in obtaining a $54 million settlement in a class action suit against Wal-Mart.
“This is a unique achievement for any law firm and we are very excited about what Paul & Bill have accomplished” said James Schwebel, President of Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben.
Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben is the largest law firm in Minnesota specializing exclusively in personal injury litigation. With 17 lawyers and more than 45 support staff, it provides personal, specialized service. The firm is known for its exceptional results from initial investigation through settlement, trial or appeal.