Every year Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report together to recognize the best lawyers and law firms in the country. Rebecca Zung, partner at Long, Murphy & Zung and leading expert in negotiating with narcissists, is proud to announce that she has received this recognition for the fourth time.
In addition to practicing attorney in Naples, Florida, and Los Angeles, Zung is also the author of bestselling books on winning negotiation strategies (including Negotiate Like You MATTER: The Sure Fire Method for Increasing and Winning) and Breaking Free : A Step-by-Step Divorce Guide to Achieving Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Freedom. ”) Her expertise in conflict and negotiation has made her a sought-after major media writer on television and in the print media, including Extra TV, Dr. Drew, Hello New York, CBS Los Angeles, NPR Talk Radio, Forbes, Huffington Post, Newsweek, Time and more.
Zung is no stranger to prestigious awards, having been named a Top 1% Attorney six times by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. She also received the AV Excellent Family Law Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available for this prestigious, peer-reviewed evaluation of attorney's legal capacity and ethical standards.
Zung said it was a great honor to accept her fourth "Best Female Attorney in America" award as her latest achievement.
"The Best Lawyers publication is the legal profession's oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication," said Zung. "Receiving this award from my colleagues means a lot to me, especially given my journey into the legal profession."
Zung's status as a celebrated lawyer seemed completely out of reach for her younger self. A divorced mother of three in her mid-twenties, Zung decided to study law. Her dedication enabled her to balance motherhood with schooling and a successful career in divorce mediation that made her one of the most powerful lawyers in the country at the helm of a multi-million dollar law firm.
Zung is dedicated to helping people trapped in dramatic, traumatic, and chaotic relationships live a life of freedom, opportunity, prosperity, and purpose. She shares her negotiation strategies through her books and online programs, which have received three million YouTube views and 30,000 Instagram followers. Her proven strategies help people deal with even the toughest of personalities and make win-win agreements.
Zung's "Best Lawyer in America" award is the result of extensive peer-reviewed surveys of tens of thousands of leading lawyers. Lawyers are not allowed to pay or be recognized an entry fee.
The list of the best lawyers reaches a wider audience than any other competing legal guide and is typically seen by at least 17 million readers. US News & World Report has worked on the Best Lawyers and related Best Law Firms rankings for a decade, bringing 35 years of experience rating complex institutions to help Americans make informed decisions about the to meet professionals they hire.
To learn more about Rebecca Zung or her negotiation strategies, visit www.RebeccaZung.com or subscribe to her YouTube channel “Ninja Negotiation Tips”.
About Rebecca Zung
Rebecca Zung is among the top 1% lawyers in the nation. She was recognized as the best lawyer in America by US News & World Report, recognized as the Legal Elite by Trend Magazine and by her peers and the judiciary as AV (c), rated outstanding in family law, the highest possible rating for a lawyer by Martindale Hubbell.
But their journey has not always been easy. First married at age 19, she had three children at age 23 and then was a divorced single mother when she decided to go back to law school. She went from a single mom, a college dropout, to one of the most powerful lawyers in the country at the helm of a multi-million dollar practice. She now strives to share her secrets and empower others to live their lives professionally and personally at the optimal level of success.