Santo Named Partner in HKQ Law Firm
December 31st, 2014
| Nicole M. Santo
KINGSTON, Pa. – Attorney Nicole M. Santo has been named a partner in the law firm of Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn.
Santo, who practices in the firm’s Kingston office, is a member of HKQ’s Personal Injury Team, where she focuses on personal injury litigation with an emphasis on medical malpractice and vehicle accidents.
“I am honored to be named a partner in a law firm with such an outstanding record of representing injured people and their families,” Santo said. “Working with Joe Quinn and the extremely dedicated team of lawyers and staff at HKQ has been an incredible experience.”
Santo, who joined the firm in 2010, earned a bachelor’s degree from Penn State and a law degree from Widener University School of Law, where she was valedictorian of her class. She also served on the Board of the Widener Law Journal and as President of the Student Bar Association.
Prior to joining HKQ, she served as a clerk to Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice J. Michael Eakin. While in law school, she interned with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and the state Attorney General’s Office, Bureau of Consumer Protection. She is a member of the Luzerne County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.
Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, PC, headquartered in Kingston with offices in Scranton, handles all types of personal injury litigation, including medical malpractice, vehicle accidents and worker’s compensation.
About Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, PC
Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn is considered one of the top civil litigation and commercial law firms that has had the privilege of representing more families in the courtroom than any other NEPA firm. The attorneys at HKQ Law have been honored as Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms by US News and World Reports, and have received the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbel. HKQ Law was recently recognized for one of the top 20 Verdicts in Pennsylvania.
The firm’s Personal Injury Team, led by Attorney Joe Quinn, Jr., has won some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the region's history, totaling over a half billion dollars on behalf of injured clients. The Personal Injury Team focuses on a wide array of personal injury claims and civil litigation, including medical malpractice, auto and truck accidents, aviation accidents, unsafe vehicles, dangerous or defective products, workplace injuries (worker's compensation), construction site accidents, claim denials by insurance companies, dangerous drugs, defective children's products, nursing home abuse and neglect, and falls due to unsafe conditions (slip and fall).
Attorney Joseph A. Quinn, Jr. is one of only 100 attorneys in the United States (and one of only three in Pennsylvania) honored with membership in the Inner Circle of Trial Advocates, and one of only 500 attorneys worldwide chosen to be a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He has been a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since the program began and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America every year since the publication was established in 1987. Best Lawyers also named him top personal injury attorney for Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. In addition, Best Lawyers, in conjunction with U.S. News & World Report, has designated HKQ a Tier 1 Best Law Firm for personal injury and medical malpractice litigation in Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley.
Since the inception of the firm, the Commercial / Corporate Team led by Attorney Allan Kluger has provided comprehensive, integrated legal services to many of Northeastern and Eastern Pennsylvania's largest corporations, businesses, banks, non-profits and institutions, handling matters involving labor and employment, wills, trusts and estate planning, estate administration, elder law, commercial transactions, residential and commercial real estate, zoning, land use and development, telecommunications, mediations and arbitrations, commercial litigation, title insurance, business planning and business succession, corporate/business structuring, employment discrimination law for employers, banking, creditor’s rights, finance, lender liability defense, covenants not to compete, construction law, mergers and acquisitions and other business matters.
Additional information can be found at www.HKQLaw.com or by calling (800) 760-1529.