After a national research of over 600 lawyers and more than 250 nominations we’re proud to present our list of the top Latino Lawyers 2017.
These leaders are not only successful and have amazing achievements throughout their careers, they also care, are involved and give back to the Latino community.
We look forward to continue following them on their successful path and inspirational lives.
Prieto is a former Federal prosecutor and trial lawyer who focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, including class actions, and white collar criminal defense. Prieto currently serves as plantiffs’ chair lead counsel overseeing both class actions and personal injury actions in the TAkata Airbags Product Liability Multidistrict Litigation, considered the largest product defect case in United States history. He is the only Florida lawyer on the plantiffs’ executive committee in the General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Multidistrict Litigation, and, through his firm, also serves on plantiffs’ executive committee in the Checking Account Overdraft Multidistrict Litigation, representing bank customers, wrongfully charged overdraft fees. Some of Prieto’s most significant engagement in his civil litigation practice have involved obtaining $1.2 billion on behalf of drivers impacted by defected airbags, and obtaining settlementsof more than over $1 billion on behalf of classes of millions of bank customers who were wrongly charged overdraft fees.