Forbes Advisor ranked Senior Counsel Dale Minami first on its list of ten Best Personal Injury Attorneys in San Francisco for 2023.
“For decades, Dale has been recognized by his fellow attorneys for his competence and ethics in personal injury law,” said the Forbe Advisor profile. “Although he has transitioned to the role of Senior Counsel in the firm he founded, he still represents clients and has won notable victories both in personal injury litigation as well as in civil rights cases.”
Forbes Advisor collects public data from a variety of sources and uses a model to calculate a specific rating and reviews these results to find the best attorneys in a given practice area. Within the model, Forbes Advisor takes into account factors that legal professionals and consumers value in an attorney’s qualifications. After assigning weighted scores to hundreds of data points, we narrowed the field down to our top choices based on seven criteria.
Dale has received numerous other honors. In 2019, Mr. Minami was honored with the ABA Medal, the American Bar Association’s highest honor. He is the first Asian American to receive the award in its 90-year history.
Dale was selected as a Super Lawyer for each year from 2004 through 2023 in the Personal Injury category, one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers for Northern California in 2005 and from 2007 to 2023, and in the Top Ten Super Lawyers in the Personal Injury Category from 2013 through 2018.
He was also named to the Best Lawyers of America list for nine straight years from 2014-2022 by Best Lawyers, recognized four times as one of the 500 Best Lawyers in America by Lawdragon Magazine (2005, 2014, 2015, 2018), one of Top 100 Litigation lawyers in the State of California by the American Society of Legal Advocates in 2014, and the top three percent of attorneys in the nation by The Legal News.