Prominent Hampton Roads lawyer joins Abby Zwerner's legal team
Prominent Hampton Roads lawyer Jeffrey Breit
, a partner at the firm, confirmed to 13News Now on Tuesday that he is representing Zwerner in partnership with the Toscano Law Group.
13News Now reached out to Toscano Law Group for comment on what this arrangement could mean for their anticipated lawsuit against Newport News Public Schools. Diane Toscano, the firm's founder, sent the following back:
“As we approach the filing of the lawsuit and the case moves into the next stage, I’ve been building a top-notch legal team of attorneys and experts to fight for justice for Abby Zwerner and to hold accountable those who failed to prevent this tragedy. Jeff Breit and the team at Breit Biniazan are tremendous lawyers that I have added to our legal team. We know how closely watched this situation is around the nation, and we are laser focused on this case.”
Breit specializes in personal injury lawsuits and has been involved in a number of high-profile cases across the region.