The Crow Law Firm Announces Expansion Into Southwest Through Merger.SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 1998--The Crow Law Firm, one of the largest law firms in the country devoted to railroad litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. and the Federal Employers' Liability Act (F.E.L.A.), reported today that it has expanded operations through a merger with the law offices of Lloyd L. Rabb III.
Rabb, along with his associate James B. Penny, will manage the Crow Law Firm's operations in Phoenix and Tuscon, Ariz.
While The Crow Firm has always represented railroad clients in the Southwest, an integration of operations and the addition of offices in Arizona allows railroad employees in the Southwest convenient access to some of the best F.E.L.A. legal minds in the business.
According to James Gilwee, President of The Crow Law Firm: "The merger brings together the firm's extensive knowledge of the F.E.L.A. with Rabb's well-developed network and expertise in the Southwest. The alliance, coupled with a newly launched web site www.crowlaw.com, enhances our commitment to provide railroad employees with the best possible information and convenient access to our firm."
One of the most important benefits to Southwestern railroad employees will be expanded local union representation. In addition to Rabb's designation with the United Transportation Union (UTU), the two Arizona offices will now be backed by the strength of The Crow Law Firm's other union designations, including: the American Train Dispatchers Department, International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (BLE) was a labor union founded in Marshall, Michigan on May 8, 1863, as The Brotherhood of the Footboard; a year later, its name was changed to The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. (ATDD ATDD Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division
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The Crow Law Firm was founded in 1954 and concentrates primarily in personal injury law with an emphasis in the area of the Federal Employers' Liability Act (F.E.L.A.). Attorneys in the firm are members of some of the most prestigious legal organizations in the United States, including, the American College of Trial Lawyers The American College of Trial Lawyers is a professional trial organization composed of trial lawyers from the United States and Canada. Founded in 1950, the College is dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and the , the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA). The firm has offices in Sacramento, Southern California, Tuscon and Phoenix.
CONTACT: The Crow Law Firm
James Gilwee, 916/441-2980