Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that David J. Scriven-Young has been named to the 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers® list. According to the publication, the list is exclusive, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in each jurisdiction as Super Lawyers.
Edward O. Pacer, managing partner of P&A’s Chicago office, commented, “We are pleased that Super Lawyers has once again recognized David’s dedication and service to our firm’s clients here in Illinois.”
About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers states that its process involves the selection of attorneys using a “patented multiphase selection process combining peer nominations and evaluations with independent research,” and that “each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.” They state that selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. According to Super Lawyers, their objective is to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Regarding its Rising Stars category, Super Lawyers states that eligibility for inclusion requires that a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.
About David J. Scriven-Young
David J. Scriven-Young is senior counsel primarily in the Environmental Law, Construction, and Commercial Litigation practices at Peckar & Abramson. He is the Environmental Practice Leader and Vice Chair of the firm’s Environmental, Energy, and Industrial Group. David’s environmental expertise includes handling Superfund cases and wrongful death, personal injury, and property damage claims arising out of underground storage tank leaks, spills of chlorinated solvents, and other chemical releases. He has represented clients before the Environmental Protection Agency and state environmental agencies in enforcement matters.
David regularly speaks and publishes on environmental and construction law issues. He is the author of the Illinois Environmental Law blog, which provides news and updates on cases, laws, and regulations involving Illinois environmental issues. David has been the recipient of several awards, including being named by Illinois Super Lawyers as a Super Lawyer from 2014 to 2023 and as a Rising Star from 2011 to 2013. He received his Bachelor of Arts and law degree from Marquette University, and Order of the Coif, from DePaul University College of Law.
About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
P&A is a national law firm with offices in New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Boston, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, Houston and Dallas, and has affiliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membership in CONSTRULEGAL) and across Europe (through its founding membership in Leading Construction Lawyers International Alliance). In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has affiliated practice groups who counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance, and general corporate and real estate matters.