Joel L. DiLorenzo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Birmingham, AL

The DiLorenzo Law Firm, LLC
 | 505 20th Street North, Ste 1275
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205-212-9988
Fax: 205-212-9989
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
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Attorney Profile

The founder and managing partner of The DiLorenzo Law Firm, LLC, Joel L. DiLorenzo focuses his practice on complex personal injury and wrongful death cases. From the firm's offices in Birmingham, Alabama and New York City, he assists clients throughout the country who have been injured or killed due to the negligent or reckless conduct of others in matters involving defective products, dangerous drugs, medical malpractice, automobile and commercial vehicle accidents, asbestos and other toxic exposure, mass torts, construction site and other workplace accidents, and airplane crashes.

As an undergraduate, Mr. DiLorenzo attended Auburn University and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in public relations in 1997. Remaining in Alabama, he pursued a law degree at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, earning his Juris Doctor in 2000.

Since founding his firm in 2008, Mr. DiLorenzo has received the recognition of his fellow professionals for the successes he has obtained on behalf of his clients in both the courtroom and at the negotiating table.  Mr. DiLorenzo has been named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, and he has received an AV Pre-eminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell as well as a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating by Avvo. A member of the Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. DiLorenzo is active in other legal groups as well, including the American Association for Justice and the Alabama Association for Justice.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2013

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About Joel DiLorenzo

Admitted: 2001, Alabama


  • Recognized by Super Lawyers in 2018 as a top Mid-South Super Lawyer in the field of Class Action/Mass Torts, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers in 2019 as a top Mid-South Super Lawyer in the field of Class Action/Mass Torts, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers in 2017 as a top Mid-South Super Lawyer in the field of Class Actions/Mass Torts, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • "Excellent" Rating, AVVO
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Alabama Association for Justice Young Lawyer’s Division, President, 2008
  • Mississippi
  • American Association for Justice
  • Alabama
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Alabama Association for Justice, Young Lawyers Division, President
  • Alabama Association for Justice, Board of Directors, 2009
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Alabama Association for Justice, Board of Directors

Representative Clients:

  • We represent active U.S. military veterans that suffered hearing loss and/or tinnitus (ringing in the ears) after using the defective dual-sided 3M combat ear plugs at any time between 2003 to 2016.  This litigation is ONLY against the ear plug manufacturer, 3M.  


Educational Background:

  • Auburn University, B.A., Public Relations, 1997

Industry Groups

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • American Association For Justice (AAJ)
  • American Bar Association
  • Mass Tort Lawyers Association
  • The Alabama Association For Justice
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Office Location for Joel L. DiLorenzo

505 20th Street North
Ste 1275
Birmingham, AL 35203

Phone: 205-212-9988

Fax: 205-212-9989

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Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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