Awards & Recognition
Firm founder, Patrick J. Boyd, has appeared on prominent TV networks and has been quoted in numerous publications, including but not limited to, The New York Times, The New York Law Journal, U.S. News and World Report and the New York Daily News. He has been selected as a New York State Super Lawyer five consecutive years in a row. Stephen Bourtin was featured in Westport Magazine as Fairfield County’s top employment lawyers in 2015.
Additional awards and accomplishments of team members are listed below:
Patrick J. Boyd was selected as a 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyer in the Employment Litigation. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, 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. Only 5 percent of all lawyers in the State of New York receive this honor.
Martindale-Hubbell® Client Champion Award
The Boyd Law Group, PLLC has received the 2018 Client Champion - Silver Distinction award from Martindale-Hubbell. The Client Champion awards are given to an elite group off attorneys who demonstrate commitment to client service based on the quantity and quality of their scores on Martindale-Hubbell client reviews. This is the second year in a row that BLG has received this award.
BLG has been awarded the Martindale-Hubbell® Client Distinction Award honor for four years in a row. Martindale-Hubbell’s prestigious “Client Distinction Award,” which recognizes attorneys who have received near-perfect ratings and reviews from current and previous clients.
Martindale-Hubbell is an online service that provides reviews of individual lawyers as well as the law firms that they work for and is designed to provide people seeking legal help with unbiased feedback and additional information to help them find the right attorney. According to the company, Martindale.com contains profiles for more than one million lawyers and law firms across the world. This award is given only to 1% of attorneys.
Patrick Boyd has been awarded a perfect rating of 10 out of 10 for his exceptional legal services by the prestigious legal resource Avvo.com®. Avvo helps people find and connect with the right lawyer through industry leading content, tools and services. Avvo provides transparent information about attorneys, with Avvo-rated profiles for 97% of practicing lawyers in the United States.
The Avvo rating is calculated using a mathematical model that considers all of the information in the lawyer’s profile. Avvo looks at a lawyer’s years of experience, disciplinary history, industry recognition, and professional accomplishments in order to create their rating on a scale of 1-10. The website also collects background data from other sources including bar associations and city records. After gathering as much information about an attorney as possible, the website calculates a score. As Avvo uses a mathematical model, the website can ensure that the ratings are unbiased and not determined based on favoritism.
New York Magazine Leaders In The Law
Selected to New York Magazine’s 2018 Leaders In The Law New York’s Leading Lawyers. This special section that features exceptional lawyers practicing in the tri-state area.
Other Areas of Recognition
In 2016, BLG was listed in the New York Law Journal’s Top Settlements of 2016 in the employment law section for a significant settlement on behalf of a large class of women who had been subjected to discriminatory hiring practices. This special section of the New York Law Journal lauds the accomplishments obtained through settlements, mediations, and arbitrations. The attorneys and law firms highlighted in this section represent the best of the best throughout the year. The firm's Connecticut Office Head, Stephen Bourtin was featured as one of Fairfield County's top labor and employment law attorneys in Westport Magazine's November/December 2015 issue.
In 2016, BLG was listed in the New York Law Journal’s Top Settlements of 2016 in the employment law section for a significant settlement on behalf of a large class of women who had been subjected to discriminatory hiring practices. This special section of the New York Law Journal lauds the accomplishments obtained through settlements, mediations, and arbitrations. The attorneys and law firms highlighted in this section represent the best of the best throughout the year.