August 20th, 2021

Three Gross McGinley Litigators Included in 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Gross McGinley is pleased to share litigators Malcolm J. Gross, Adrian K. Cousens, and Victor F. Cavacini were selected for inclusion in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. The annual publication selects attorneys “exemplifying the work of the most elite and top-rated lawyers in the country” through a peer review process. The 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America highlights the top 5% of private practicing attorneys in the U.S.

Mal, firm co-founder, has been recognized for his Media Law work since 2019. Throughout his five-decade career, he has taken on several cases involving the rights of the media and First Amendment issues. He represented newspapers, reporters, and other media outlets in Pennsylvania in defamation, subpoenas, freedom of information suits as they fought to gain access to information. A former professor, Mal continues to speak to bar associations and community organizations about his legal experience and deep knowledge of U.S. history. In 2019, he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Legal Intelligencer

Adrian has been recognized since 2020 for his work in Insurance Litigation, serving as counsel to major insurance carriers and self-insured entities in matters related to automobile liability, construction, premises liability and insurance coverage. As chair of the firm’s litigation team, he leads a team of 19 attorneys representing individuals and corporations in matters related to medical malpractice defense, bankruptcy, personal injury, employment, professional liability, public utilities and more. Through his membership in the Northampton County Bar Association, Adrian leads the Book Buddies charitable program. Additional he serves as a Board Member of the Forks Business Association and Member of the Forks Township Zoning Hearing Board.

A Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Pennsylvania Supreme Court-approved agency, Vic is a seasoned litigator. Recognized by Best Lawyers® for his Personal Injury Litigation (Plaintiffs) work, he represents victims who are injured and/or have lost their lives as the result of the negligence of others, along with businesses in dispute matters. Previously, he served as a former Assistant District Attorney and Public Defender. Within the firm, he also practices in the Estates team, 

Congratulations to Mal, Adrian, and Vic! 

For 40 years, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. After receiving more than 10,000,000 peer evaluations, the professional excellence of 66,713 lawyers in 147 practice areas across the United States were recognized for 2022. There are 16,596 law firms across the country represented on this list. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.