- Applicant must be in good standing with their State’s Bar.
- Applicant must have acted as principal counsel (primarily in charge of and responsible for the litigation process) in a court adjudication, jury trial, biding arbitration, or other litigation whereby the applicant’s client received a final judgment, final arbitrator’s award or final settlement of one million dollars or more, respectively.
- Applicants may still qualify if a final judgment of one million dollars or more is subject to appeal; post trial motions; reversal on appeal; award reduction due to statutory damage cap; reduced settlement after entry of judgment; the settlement award is subject to confidentiality provisions (see Confidential Settlements below); or the one million dollar or more award is attained after costs, interests and fees are included in the award; the one million dollar or more award is attained by an award to multiple clients in one case, including class action cases.
- Applicant shall provide sufficient information or documentation to allow for verification of the above-listed qualifications.
- Applicant must certify as a member of their State’s Bar that their description of the case, arbitration or settlement is true.
- Applicant shall demonstrate his superior litigation skills by either explaining why he should be accepted as a member; providing peer attorneys to recommend him; and/or providing the minimum amount of million dollar or more settlements, verdicts or awards he or she has achieved.
If Applicant’s qualifying settlement is subject to confidentiality provisions, Applicant shall provide notice by writing “confidential” in the appropriate fields on the Application; provide a general description of the case with the statement: “my client receive an verdict/settlement/award of one million dollars or more”; and certify as a member of their State’s Bar that the description is true.
**“If the information provided is stated to be “confidential,” Seven Figure Lawyers™ will not disclose such information absent a legal obligation.”