MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump and co-counsel Antonio Romanucci and Jeff Storms today released the following statement following the announcement that “His Name is George Floyd,” a book written by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa, is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for best general nonfiction:
“The civil legal team that had the honor of representing the family of George Floyd shares its sincere congratulations to Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa for receiving the coveted Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction today for their book, “His Name is George Floyd,” which is based off the pair’s series of reports for the Washington Post. These two incredible writers took an unflinching look at America’s history of racist policies and practices and detailed how they influenced George Floyd’s life and death. We admire these top-tier journalists’ dedication to this important, nuanced, and compelling work.”
About Ben Crump Law
Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump and his national network of specialized attorneys have spearheaded a legal movement to better protect the rights of marginalized citizens. He has led landscape-changing civil rights cases and represented clients in a wide range of areas including civil rights, personal injury, labor and employment, class actions, and more. Ben Crump Law is dedicated to holding the powerful accountable. For more, visit BenCrump.com or call (800) 935-8111.
About Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Romanucci & Blandin is a Chicago-based national trial practice committed to fighting for victims of negligence, abuse and wrongful death. Founded in 1998, we have decades of history securing verdicts and settlements for our clients – many for millions of dollars and others record-setting awards. Our expertise ranges from medical malpractice and sexual abuse cases involving individual or institutional negligence to civil rights, police misconduct and workers compensation, making Romanucci & Blandin a valuable legal resource to individuals and groups of people who have been injured by others’ wrongdoing. Referring attorneys and clients say several factors differentiate our firm: Our record of success, depth of experience, talented and dedicated legal team, tireless preparation and strategic use of communications to fight for the rights of those whose lives have been changed forever. We are different from other personal injury firms in that our work does not stop when a verdict or settlement is secured. We are often inspired by our clients’ experiences and commit resources to create change in our communities. For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit www.rblaw.net or call (312) 458-1000.
About Newmark Storms Dworak LLC
Newmark Storms Dworak LLC is one of Minnesota’s premier boutique law firms. The Minneapolis firm regularly handles high-profile civil rights, medical malpractice, and sexual abuse claims. For more information, visit www.newmarkstorms.com.