Lawyers of Distinction Names Benjamin Crump, Esq. ‘2021 Lawyer of the Year’
This year’s winner is Benjamin Crump, Esq. Mr. Crump was selected for his tremendous contributions to our justice system, outreach and defense of his community as well as his formidable skills as a catastrophic personal injury litigator.
Mr. Crump has spent his career in the tireless pursuit of justice with an approach to law founded on the idea that “the Constitution applies to everyone, at every level of society”. Through his participation in such cases as Trayvon Martin, Martin Lee Anderson Boot Camp, Jannie Ligons (State of Oklahoma vs. Daniel Holtzclaw) and Robbie Tolan, Mr. Crump has proven his dedication to civil rights and justice for the minority community.
His views on civil rights matters have often seen him contribute to Time magazine, NPR, and BET where he uses his platform to highlight social injustice and issues affecting his community.
As a litigator, Mr. Crump has won millions for his personal injury clients. Mr. Crump uses his vast legal experience along with his steadfast determination to attain justice for his clients and the settlements necessary to care for themselves and their families. During one of the nation’s first virtual trials due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Mr. Crump’s client was award $411 million for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Mr. Crump continues to champion the rights of the underdog and for that we salute your courage, tenacity and determination. Congratulations!