American Association for Justice Honors Thomas Fortune Fay and Caragh Glenn Fay of Fay Law Group with David S. Shrager President’s Award

Award Recognizes Plaintiff Attorneys Who Have Made Outstanding Contributions to AAJ and its Mission of Preserving and Enhancing the Civil Justice System

WASHINGTON--()--Thomas Fortune Fay and Caragh Fay of the Fay Law Group, PA will receive the David S. Shrager President’s Award from the American Association for Justice (AAJ) in recognition of their perseverance in pursuing justice for victims of foreign state sponsored terrorism. The award was presented by AAJ President-Elect Kathleen Nastri on July 23 at the Association’s annual convention in Boston.

The David S. Shrager President’s Award is among the highest honors given by the Association and recognizes members who have demonstrated former AAJ President David Shrager’s (1983-84) passion for the law and trial bar, and who have made an outstanding contribution to civil justice and to the work of AAJ.

“To be recognized by AAJ is an honor in its own right. To share that recognition with Caragh is a career-topping distinction. In the end, the most fulfilling part of receiving the David S. Shrager President’s Award is knowing we helped many deserving clients obtain justice. From those injured in automobile accidents to patients who suffered the ramifications of medical malpractice to thousands of American victims of state sponsored terrorism, Caragh and I are proud to be part of the best legal and judicial system in the world that enables the would be powerless to stand up against the most powerful interests,” Mr. Fay said.

“I’ve learned from one of the best that a good attorney is an effective attorney, and an effective attorney is committed to out-research, out write, out think, out argue, and to build more passion for clients than the opposing side. We deeply appreciate the honor AAJ has bestowed on us, and we will continue to uphold the standards of excellence it represents,” Ms. Fay commented.

Tom Fay is the founder of the Fay Law Group, PA in Washington, D.C. He has practiced law for 43 years, focusing on personal injury and terrorism, and has received numerous accolades for his work on establishing civil remedies for victims of terrorism. Mr. Fay received a JD from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Notre Dame. He has been an AAJ member since 1975, and was named an AAJ Stalwart in 2015.

Caragh Glenn Fay is managing partner with the Fay Law Group, PA and practices in the areas of personal injury, automobile negligence, medical malpractice, terrorism, civil litigation, real estate, and contracts. In addition to her robust legal practice, Ms. Fay serves on AAJ’s Board of Governors. She earned a JD from the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in business management and legal studies from the University of Maryland, University College.

About Fay Law Group

The trial lawyers of Fay Law Group, PA, serve the needs of clients across the spectrum from personal injury and medical malpractice claims to international terrorism in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Founded by Thomas Fortune Fay more than 40 years ago, our law firm today focuses primarily on the needs of personal injury and wrongful death clients in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

From medical malpractice claims to car accidents, we handle all injury matters with compassion and proven skill.


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Washington, DC attorneys Thomas and Caragh Fay receive President's Award from American Association of Justice

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