Melissa Dorman Matthews
Melissa Dorman Matthews and her colleague David Green achieved an appellate victory in December 2019.
Christopher Scott D'Angelo
IADC member Chris D'Angelo authors an article on behalf of the IADC for Modern Contractor Solutions.
Jim Shelson, Chair of the Social Justice Pro Bono Committee, shares how the Committee was formed and what they recently have been doing.
IADC member Jordan Lipp recently published the second edition of his seminal book, Product Liability Law & Procedure in Colorado.
Matthew D. Keenan
Matt Keenan authored an article on witness note taking that was recently published with Law360.
John M. Nunnally
John Nunnally was selected to Business North Carolina's magazine 2020 edition of "Legal Elite" honorees.
Michael M. Skram
IADC member Michael Skram has been elected Managing Shareholder of O'Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P. A.
IADC members Diane Pradat Pumphrey and Julye Johns Bailey comment in a recent article on nurses requiring their own malpractice prevention education.
Hiroyuki Tezuka, Chair of the International Arbitration Committee, shares what programming you can look forward to this year from the Committee.
Amy Sherry Fischer
IADC President Amy Sherry Fischer is selected as one of this year's recipients of the DRI Mary Massaron Award for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession.
IADC member Jim King, along with a trial team of fellow Porter Wright lawyers, secured a second landmark defense win in a major federal antitrust case.
Dana C. Lumsden
Member Dana Lumsden received the 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Award from the North Carolina and South Carolina Lawyers Weekly publications.
Hildy Sastre of Shook, Hardy & Bacon was named Most Effective Lawyer, Complex Business Litigation by The Daily Business Review.
Erik W. Legg
Erik Legg, Chair of the Medical Defense and Health Law Committee, recaps recent Committee activities and previews upcoming programming.
DBusiness magazine named IADC members Charles Browning, Mary Massaron, and Scott Sirich to its 2020 list of top lawyers.
Craig A. Thompson
Past President Craig Thompson has been elected chair of the University of Maryland College Park Foundation Board's Executive Committee.
IADC member Eric Lasker and John Kalas author article for Law360 on behalf of the IADC.
Christopher S. Drewry
Member Chris Drewry authors an article for Modern Contractor Solutions on behalf of the IADC.
Member Jordan Lipp obtained a defense verdict in June 2019 in a catastrophic injury case.
Ken Meyer, Editor of the Defense Counsel Journal, shares some history about the publication and how you can get involved during our Centennial year.
Christopher C. Lam
IADC member Chris Lam has been appointed to the North Carolina Humanities Council Board of Trustees for a three-year term.
IADC members Mark Behrens and Ashley Garry author an article for HarrisMartin's Drugs & Medical Devices Publication.
Many IADC members have been recognized by 2019 Super Lawyers.
Bill Anderson, Chair of the Product Liability Committee, introduces ways you can contribute and get involved.
Larry D. Smith
Member Larry D. Smith, of Southern Trial Counsel, PLC, received the 2019 Diversity Law Institute Diversity Award.
IADC member Matt Keenan was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as one of eight new members of the Legal Services Corporation board of directors.
Mark Hansen and Jessie Zeigler, 2020 CLE Steering Committee Chairs, share what you can look forward to with our programming during our Centennial year.
Molly H. Craig
Past President Molly Craig obtained a defense verdict following a medical malpractice trial in Charleston County, South Carolina.
Steven W. Quattlebaum
Member Steven Quattlebaum obtained a defense verdict on behalf of Johnson & Johnson in a talcum powder asbestos exposure case.
Thomas M. Buckley
Member Tom Buckley authored an article for Modern Contractor Solutions' October 2019 issue on behalf of the IADC.
In 2020, the IADC will celebrate 100 years.
Joseph D. Cohen
Joe Cohen, Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, discusses what the IADC Diversity and Inclusion Award is and current Committee developments.
Member Alexandra Simotta was nominated for a "promoting the best" award in Austria.
James W. Shelson
Member Jim Shelson represented a charter school association and assisted in defeating a challenge to the Mississippi Charter School Act.
Michele Y. Smith
IADC Board Member Michele Smith is the recipient of the 2019 Founders Award from the Texas Association of Defense Counsel.
Timothy F. Daniels
Tim Daniels, a partner at Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Denny Shupe, a partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, obtained a unanimous jury verdict for the defense following a seven day trial.
Member Matt Keenan authored an article on behalf of the IADC for Today's General Counsel.
S. Gordon McKee
Past IADC Board Member Gord McKee has been recognized in Chambers Canada.
Many IADC members have been recognized by Super Lawyers.
Michael W. Drumke
Michael Drumke has been named chair of the Cannabis Law and Policy Committee of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of American Bar Association for a one-year term.
Member Michelle Hernandez is being recognized and honored as a New Mexico business leader who is advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Marianne J. Gilmartin
Member Marianne J. Gilmartin obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a public utility client following a three-day trial.
Henry Morrissette, Chair of In-House and Law Firm Management Committee, shares how you can get involved.
Christopher A. Kenney
Member Chris Kenney obtains a defense win after a two-week jury trial in MA Superior Court.
Roy Alan Cohen
Member Roy Cohen will serve for the next year as Immediate Past Chair for the ABA's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section.
Member Alexandra Simotta will teach this coming semester at Sigmund Freud University.
Connie Lewis Lensing
Member Connie Lewis Lensing joins Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP as counsel.
Member Chris Lam was named a 2019 North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leaders in the Law.
Anthony W. Livoti
Murphy & Grantland, PA shareholder Anthony W. Livoti has been awarded the 2019 Fred H. Sievert Award.
M.C. Sungaila is one of 27 U.S. lawyers included in the National Law Journal’s 2019 Equality Trailblazers List.
Amy Sherry Fischer, IADC President, shares what the intention of the Committee Chair Corner is and how you can make the most out of your IADC membership.
Robert D. Allen
Member Bob Allen has been elected to a term on the Board of Regents for the American College of Coverage Counsel.
Many IADC members have been recognized in the 2020 listing from The Best Lawyers in America.
Meade W. Mitchell
Butler Snow attorney Meade W. Mitchell has been elected revenue officer of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.
Philip L. Willman and his colleague David M. Perron obtain a defense win for their client in a case involving loss of an eye.
Member Lori Johnson was part of a trial team who won a $2 million slander verdict on behalf of their client in Fargo, which is the largest slander verdict in North Dakota history.
Steven M. Sitek
Member Steven Sitek has fulfilled the requirements of the Minnesota State Bar Association's certification program.
Member Michael Drumke has been elected to the American Bar Association Board of Governors for a three-year term.
IADC member Chris Drewry authors article on behalf of IADC for Modern Contractor Solutions.
IADC member Tammy Meyer has been recognized by the Lawyers of Distinction.
Member Andrew Laws and his law firm Babbé have been shortlisted in multiple categories for Citywealth's International Financial Centre Awards 2020.
Spencer H. Silverglate
Board Member Spencer Silverglate recently obtained a final summary judgment for client M&M Management.
George R. Parker
IADC member George Parker was appointed to the Executive Committee of the Alabama State Bar for 2019-2020.
IADC member Chris Lam has been appointed to the Judicial Independence and Integrity Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Numerous IADC members have been recognized by Who's Who Legal in their Product Liability Defence 2019 analysis.
Members Gordon Sproule and Jennifer Segers obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a long-term care facility.
David J. Rosenberg
IADC member David J. Rosenberg won a contentious case on summary judgment in the Court of Common Pleas, Mercer County, PA, Civil Division.
IADC member Tom Buckley authored an article for Modern Contractor Solutions' July 2019 issue.
Member Paul Lefebvre successfully represented Facebook in Belgian litigation.
Member Caryn Jorgensen will join Stokes Lawrence law firm on September 1.
IADC names its new Board of Directors for 2019-2020.
Member Neftali Garro has been elected President of the Board of Directors of Insuralex Global Insurance Lawyers Group.
IADC members Duarte Henriques and Guilherme Rizzo Amaral will speak at the NYIAC event on July 9.
Bonnie Mayfield, Chair of the Employment Law Committee, highlights the cutting edge legal issues the Committee has covered this year.
Member Paul Mogin authors an article titled "Grounded on Newly Discovered Evidence" for the American Criminal Law Review.
Glenn A. Duhl
Member Glenn Duhl recently authored an article for Modern Restaurant Management on gratuities in the restaurant industry.
Michael Aylward has been elected to serve as the new President of the American College of Coverage Counsel.
Member Matthew Moscon is the new office managing partner for Stoel Rives' Salt Lake City office.
The IADC is pleased to announce that it has launched the IADC Diversity and Inclusion Award and has presented its first award to the Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program (DAPP).
Michael W. Magner
Member Mike Magner secured a victory on behalf of a captain who was detained for more than 19 months.
Mark Hansen, Chair of the Medical Defense and Health Law Committee, shares Committee resources and past and future programming opportunities.
IADC member Chris Lam has been installed as president of the Mecklenburg County Bar for 2019-2020.
IADC member Chris Drewry authors an article for Modern Contractor Solutions on behalf of the IADC.
Jessie Zeigler, Chair of the Product Liability Committee, shares how vast the Committee is and highlights how they serve their members.
Chambers USA 2019 recognizes IADC members.
Member M.C. Sungaila has been named as one of the Top Women Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal.
J.T. Wilson III
IADC member J.T. Wilson III and his colleague Elizabeth Duncan Brewer earned an impressive outcome at trial for a railroad client.
Member Todd Wooten along with colleagues Monte Estes and Trey Cooper obtained summary judgment for their client, a psychologist.
Scott D. Marrs
Member Scott D. Marrs has been appointed a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Bill Ruskin, Chair of the Toxic and Hazardous Substances Litigation Committee, shares Committee objectives and what collaborative opportunities you have.
Member Tom Buckley authors an article for Modern Contractor Solutions on behalf of the IADC.
Jennifer G. Cooper
Jennifer Cooper has been named as Chair of the Product Liability and Mass Tort Group at Baker Donelson.
Constance A. Endelicato
Member Constance A. Endelicato was recently interviewed on behalf of the IADC for a Part B News article on protecting medical practice in the face of opioid charges.
Harmon C. Hayden
Member Harmon Hayden recently authored an article on behalf of the IADC for Canadian Underwriter.
Member Döne Yalçın was recently appointed to the Management Committee of CMS.
Anthony J. Fernandez
IADC member Anthony Fernandez achieved a defense verdict in a 3-plus week jury trial for their board certified emergency medicine physician.
Sandy Wunderlich, Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee, shares how intellectual property is impacting so many areas of law.
IADC members Stephanie Rippee and Lanier Brown obtained a jury verdict in Sumter County, Alabama.
Mark Behrens, Chair of the Civil Justice Response Committee, shares how the Committee keeps its members up-to-date on civil justice developments.
Andrew Kopon Jr.
Past President Andy Kopon obtains a win in Illinois First District Appellate Court on March 25, 2019.
Anna M. Early
Member Anna Early had a successful settlement with the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Jonathan T. Barton
Member Jon Barton authored an article for Thomson Reuters Westlaw Journal on behalf of the IADC.
Past Board Member Gord McKee was awarded Product Liability Litigator of the Year by Benchmark Canada.
Michele Smith, Chair of the In-House and Law Firm Management Committee, shares exciting developments that are currently happening.
Nineteen IADC members from three continents and eight countries have been recognized as Global Elite Thought Leaders by Who's Who Legal.
IADC member Philip Willman recently obtained a defense victory in a case leading to near blindness in both eyes.
Member J.T. Wilson received a summary judgment in favor of a public official.
On February 8, 2019, the Supreme Court of Belgium set aside a decision whereby a Belgian Court declares it has no jurisdiction on the basis of a recourse filed by Paul Lefebvre.
Michael A. Airdo
Michael Airdo, Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, describes who the Committee serves and what you can get out of participating.
Chip Magid, Chair of the Business Litigation Committee, shares a variety of ways you can get involved.
Chuck Cole obtained a defense jury verdict on January 17, 2019.
Members Erik Legg and Stephanie Rippee author an article for HarrisMartin on behalf of the IADC.
IADC member Manuel Barrocas will receive 'The Order of Sacred Treasure with Gold Rays' award from the Council of Ministers of Japan.
Member Paul Lefebvre successfully represented the European Commission in Belgian Supreme Court in November 2018.
IADC member Michael Drumke has been nominated to the American Bar Association Board of Governors.
Steve Vescovo, Chair of the Transportation Committee, shares about the topics Committee members discuss and programming you can look forward to.
Two firms merge to form Downs Ward Bender Hauptmann & Herzog, P.A.
Mica Nguyen Worthy
Member Mica Nguyen Worthy obtained favorable results for two aviation clients in 2018.
Tom Buckley, Chair of the Construction Law and Litigation Committee, describes what the Committee addresses and gives suggestions on how to get involved.
Edward S. Sledge IV
IADC member Ed Sledge of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP recently received a favorable verdict in a case for Central Alabama Diagnostics.
Joseph E. O'Neil
On January 1, 2019, IADC member and Past President Joe O'Neil joins Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy; the firm now known as Campbell Conroy & O'Neil.
James R.M. Hemmings
IADC member James Hemmings has been elected to Tucker Ellis' firm partnership.
Michael J. Wiggins
Member Michael J. Wiggins obtained a defense verdict on December 12 for Stanley Access Technologies.
IADC members Bryant Spann and Curt Webb recently obtained a defense verdict in a product liability claim.
A message from the President.
Numerous IADC members have been elected to DRI leadership positions.
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