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Pendergast Law: A Nationally Recognized Law Firm

At Pendergast Law, we have been recognized for our professionalism and experience in the legal field. Below are some of the organizations that have recognized our firm for our attorneys’ high standards and quality of work.

Avvo Rating: 10.0 ‘Superb’

J.P. Pendergast holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo. He is widely recognized by the legal community for his exceptional professional conduct and experience. The Avvo directory uses an unbiased mathematical model to help assess a lawyer’s qualifications.
» View J.P. Pendergast’s Avvo profile page.

Rated By Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
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Elite Lawyer

The Elite Lawyer network, a directory and rating service that celebrates excellence in law, has chosen to recognize J.P. Pendergast as one of its 2022 Elite Lawyers.
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Member Of The National Association Of Distinguished Counsel

Mr. Pendergast is a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Only the top 1% of attorneys in the U.S. are offered membership. Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue-ribbon panel of attorneys from independently neutral organizations and approved by a judicial review board as exhibiting virtue in the practice of law.
» Visit the National Association of Distinguished Counsel Website.

Litigator Award Winner


Pendergast Law is a 2014 and 2015 Litigator Award Winner in Wrongful Death law. The Litigator Award is an esteemed and exclusive honor reserved for exceptional law firms that have achieved million-, multimillion- and/or billion-dollar verdicts and settlements in at least one specialty area in the country.

Ranked In Best Law Firms Of 2018, 2019, 2020 And 2021 By U.S. News – Best Lawyers

Every year, U.S. News & World Report, in partnership with Best Lawyers, recognizes the best law firms in the country. Pendergast Law has been honored with this award for personal injury litigation in the Seattle area. The firm is being recognized for its professional excellence, top-rated performance, peer reviews and client satisfaction.

Avvo Clients’ Choice Award

J.P. Pendergast has been awarded multiple times over the years the prestigious Clients’ Choice Award by Avvo, the premier lawyer listing website, for his perfect five-star reviews from satisfied clients. Mr. Pendergast has helped thousands of clients recover millions of dollars so far in his over two-decade career.
» View J.P. Pendergast’s Avvo profile page.

Top 100 Trial Lawyers

J.P. Pendergast has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 list. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.
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The Best Of The Best Attorneys

Best of the Best Attorneys Personal Injury Attorney Badge

The Best of the Best Attorneys has bestowed J.P. Pendergast with the Top 10 Personal Injury Law Award for 2022. This award, reserved for those who display excellence in their field, is given to only the top 0.05% of attorneys practicing in the United States.
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CHOSEN BY EXPERTISE AS A BEST PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER IN SEATTLE reviewed over 145 attorneys in the Seattle area and has repeatedly selected Pendergast Law as being one of the top 20 personal injury firms based on 25 variables, including reputation, experience and availability. Expertise also cited former clients, who said that Pendergast Law attorneys were “friendly, direct, detailed, and helpful!”
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Million Dollar Advocates Forum And Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

J.P. Pendergast is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
» Visit Million Dollar Advocates Website.

America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators


J.P. Pendergast has been selected as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators. Only 100 trial attorneys are chosen from each state or region. To be included, an attorney must have successfully litigated a matter with at least $2 million at stake. In addition, candidates are considered based on professional experience, case results, peer reviews and community impact.
» Visit J.P. Pendergast’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators Page.


Pendergast Law has been named one of the 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Washington for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). Selection for this exclusive honor is based on a nomination by a fellow attorney, impeccable client satisfaction ratings and reviews, and a display of the highest degree of professional achievement in personal injury law. AIOPIA recognizes attorneys that have reached unparalleled success without sacrificing client satisfaction in the process.
» View AIOPIA’s Top 10 Page.

America’s Most Honored Lawyers

J.P. Pendergast has been presented with the coveted America’s Most Honored Lawyers award by the American Register, an award that is only bestowed upon 5% of all lawyers in the country. This award is an acknowledgment of a lawyer’s dedication to practicing law, serving their clients and upholding high standards of excellence inside and outside the courtroom.

Member Of Lawyers Of Distinction

J.P. Pendergast is a proud member of Lawyers of Distinction, an organization that screens attorneys based on a high degree of peer recognition, professional competence, honors and awards, community or pro bono service, and case results. Membership is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in each state.
» View J.P. Pendergast’s Profile on Lawyers of Distinction.

Lead Counsel Rating In Personal Injury Law – Plaintiff

J.P. Pendergast has achieved a Lead Counsel rating in personal injury law because of his “profound legal experience, solid reputation, and demonstrated ethics.” Attorneys awarded this rating must have ample legal experience, have a spotless record free of any disciplinary actions and be endorsed by at least three legal professionals.
» View J.P. Pendergast’s Lead Counsel Profile.

Best Attorneys Online

Pendergast Law has consistently been chosen as one of the “Best Personal Injury Lawyer Firms in Washington” by Best Attorneys Online. Best Attorneys Online is an online service that allows users to search for and contact an attorney or law firm, and its rankings are based on research of some of the most respectable law firms in the nation.
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J.P. Pendergast was selected to the American Society of Legal Advocates, an invitation-only, nationwide organization of elite lawyers in practice today who combine stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement and the highest professional standards. Fewer than 2% of U.S. lawyers are members.

Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys Of America

Membership to Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America is extremely selective, carefully screened and limited to the most qualified and accomplished attorneys in the United States. With these high standards, less than 1% of the attorneys in America have been invited to be members of Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America.
» Visit RUE’s Member Directory Page.

National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys – Top 10

Pendergast Law has been chosen as a Top 10 Law Firm by the NAOPIA for 2014-2022. The NAOPIA Board of Governors officially selects the top 10 personal injury attorneys in each state out of thousands that are nominated, leaving no doubt as to whom the preeminent personal injury attorneys are.
» View J.P. Pendergast’s NAOPIA profile page.

America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award

J.P. Pendergast has received the America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments and impact on the legal profession merit a lifetime achievement award.
» Visit J.P. Pendergast’s America’s Top 100 Attorneys Page.


J.P. Pendergast has been named a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine for the state of Washington. The Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Award recognizes the outstanding achievement of lawyers who advocate for injured clients across the United States and uphold the high standards of their respective state bars. APM utilizes a strict review process to select winners, which is why only 1% of all attorneys nationally are recognized by this prestigious award.
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National CNN Media Campaign

As a Litigator Award winner, J.P. Pendergast was honored in a National CNN media campaign in which promos were aired across four of CNN’s most-watched shows, including “Anderson Cooper 360,” “Erin Burnett Up Front,” “Wolf Blitzer (Special)” and “CNN Prime News.”
» View CNN Litigator Award Press Page.

Better Business Bureau ‘A+’ Rated

Pendergast Law is a Better Business Bureau “A+” rated law firm. Businesses are graded based on 16 elements, including time in business, competency licensing and background information.
» Visit the Pendergast Law BBB page.

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