HOUSTON – Stephen Fernelius, co-founder of Fernelius Simon PLLC, has been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the areas of mass tort litigation and class-action defense.

“It’s always gratifying to have your work recognized, and even more so when that recognition comes from your peers,” said Mr. Fernelius. “I couldn’t be more thankful.”

Mr. Fernelius has earned recognition by Best Lawyers each year since 2008. He handles cases dealing with a wide range of issues, including personal injury, energy litigation, mass torts, mediation and arbitration.

Along with his firm, Mr. Fernelius is known for handling matters that are in the public eye and under intense scrutiny. Over the years, he has come to count Fortune 100, energy companies, and major manufacturers among his clients.

Annual nominations to the Best Lawyers publication are done entirely through a rigorous peer-reviewed survey, in which millions of attorneys from across the country take part. More can be learned about Best Lawyers at the organization’s website, www.bestlawyers.com.