Five attorneys from Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP have been recognized as National Practice Area Stars for Product Liability according to the 2021 edition of Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark Litigation provides law firm and lawyer rankings based on extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists, and their clients. Benchmark Litigation determines rankings through peer reviews and case examinations and is the only publication that focuses exclusively on U.S. litigation. They also analyze the market’s most important cases and firm developments in order to determine their rankings.
The Bradley partners that were recognized are Leigh Anne Hodge, Lela Hollabaugh, Kimberly Martin, Craig Mayfield, and Tripp Haston. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings was also ranked nationally as a Tier 1 firm for Product Liability and Recall. Partners Craig Mayfield and Tripp Haston are based in the Birmingham office, and Kimberly Martin is based in the Huntsville office.
Hodge, who serves as Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group Leader stated, “We are proud of this national recognition from Benchmark Litigation, which is directly attributable to the success that our attorneys have achieved on behalf of our clients. We are very fortunate to have some of the nation’s top trial attorneys who all have vast experience litigating in the most challenging jurisdictions in the country.”
Tripp Haston, who chairs Bradley’s Life Sciences Litigation team added, “No other nationally ranked firm in either Tier 1 or Tier 2 had more individual Litigation Stars recognized or had as many female Litigation Stars recognized for Product Liability. This is a signature recognition of the breadth and depth of our group’s talent and proof of our success in working as a team.”
Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group is the firm’s largest practice and includes almost half of the firm’s nearly 550 attorneys. With offices in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and the District of Columbia, the firm represents clients in several industries including banking and financial services, construction, energy, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, real estate, and technology.