Our Awards & Accolades

Talented Attorneys Serving Buffalo

The Rossi Law Firm is proud of the exceptional quality of service we have provided to our clients in the past and continue to provide for our current clients. We do not take our responsibility to represent the rights and interests of others lightly! While we are extremely honored to receive these prestigious accolades and awards, we know that our primary focus must always be to provide superior service and support to our clients.

Review some of the top honors we have received over the years.


Million Dollar Advocates Forum®

This is a national organization of trial lawyers limited to professionals who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience, and excellence. Attorneys must have secured a verdict or settlement of $1 million or more in order to be extended the exclusive honor of membership. Less than 1% of U.S. lawyers hold this honor. Michael Anthony Rossi's membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® is a demonstration of The Rossi Law Firm's commitment to obtaining maximum results for clients.


Top 100 Trial Lawyers

This distinction is awarded by The National Trial Lawyers. Being included in the list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers is a great honor. The National Trial Lawyers is a distinguished association composed of selected qualified attorneys from each state. Civil and criminal lawyers are nominated by their peers based on their reputation, qualifications, demonstrated leadership abilities, and influence in their community and among peers. Rigorous third-party research ensures that the Top 100 Trial Lawyers have a proven track record of exceptional service.


AV Preeminent® Rating

This is the highest distinction that a lawyer can achieve from The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™. Attorneys are rated on a scale of 1 to 5 in each of the following areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgments, communication, and legal experience. To be rated AV Preeminent®, a lawyer must have scored between 4.5 and 5.0, demonstrating the highest level of standards for their practice. Michael Anthony Rossi is honored to have been awarded this high rating.


Avvo Rating of 10.0 Superb

This rating means that our attorneys have received an unbiased quality score from a number of public sources including peer reviews, public records, published sources, and client reviews. AVVO Ratings point to an excellent background based in client satisfaction and superb results. Both Michael Anthony Rossi and Nicholas Michael Rossi have achieved an Avvo rating of a perfect 10.0 (Superb).


Michael Anthony Rossi has also received the Avvo Clients' Choice Award for 2013 and 2014 in the practice areas of Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, DWI, and Divorce. This award is presented to lawyers who have received a 10 out of 10 in client satisfaction, based on client feedback.

Michael Anthony Rossi has also been named Avvo Top Attorney in Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, DWI, and Divorce.


Super Lawyers®

The annual listing of Super Lawyers® recognizes attorneys who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in upholding the standards of the law. Every year, Super Lawyers® lists top attorneys from various firms throughout the nation, and recognizes each attorney in their respective field of practice. Attorney Michael Anthony Rossi was selected for inclusion in this listing in 2015 and has been recognized for his tireless client commitment, history of results, extensive legal knowledge, and ethical conduct.


Super Lawyers® Rising Stars

Award-winning Attorney Nicholas Michael Rossi was selected for inclusion in the list of Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ Upstate New York (2015). The distinction of being named to Rising Stars℠ is reserved for no more than 2.5% of attorneys who are under the age of 40, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The selection process for this prestigious listing is rigorous, and fully analyzes an attorney’s past honors, results, credentials, or other indications of professional competency, ethics, and knowledge.


American Academy of Trial Attorneys

The AATA is a national, invitation-only organization that "focuses not only on offering distinction and recognition for top attorneys who provide excellent service, but also benefits and support for those attorneys to continue to deliver." Its membership is held to the highest standards of service and ethics. Attorney Nicholas Michael Rossi was admitted to this organization through its Premier 100 Criminal Trial Attorneys honor and now has access to membership benefits, including company partnerships and exclusive networking opportunities.


LEGAL ELITE of Western New York

This annual, joint publication from Buffalo Law Journal and Buffalo Business First recognizes some of the most outstanding and sought-after attorneys in the Western New York region. To be considered, attorneys must be a partner at their firm, firm founder, or the leader of a legal team for at least five years. Nominations and votes are peer-generated, with the final selection reflecting approximately 150 of Western New York's top attorneys out of approximately 1,100 attorneys considered for this prestigious award.


“10 Best” DUI / DWI Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in New York

The American Institute of DUI / DWI Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that releases an annual listing of the “10 Best” attorneys for each state. In order to be selected and listed, an attorney must be nominated by the board, a client, or fellow attorney; must prove they have attained the highest degree of professional achievement; and must be in perfect standing with the bar, with no ethical complaints or negative reviews of any kind. Attorney Michael Anthony Rossi has been selected to this listing consecutively since 2014!


“10 Best” DUI / DWI Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Upstate New York

Awarded by the American Institute of DUI / DWI Attorneys, the “10 Best” DUI / DWI Attorneys for Client Satisfaction have been selected based on strict criteria. Attorneys must have been nominated by the board, a client, or another attorney, and must prove the following: perfect client satisfaction ratings, no ethical or bar complaints, previous awards and recognitions, and continued education. Attorney Nicholas Michael Rossi was awarded this distinction as an industry leader in 2015.


“10 Best” Criminal Law Attorneys in New York for Client Satisfaction

Attorney Nicholas Michael Rossi was awarded the privilege of being named one of the “10 Best” Criminal Law Attorneys in NY (2015), a distinction given by a third-party attorney rating service, the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. Attorney Nicholas Michael Rossi has been recognized for achieving unparalleled success for his past clients, going above and beyond the call of duty to achieve complete client satisfaction, and continuing to uphold the highest standards of the law.

If you are interesting in learning more about how are award-winning legal team can help with your case, contact us today at (716) 951-5040.