Bradley is pleased to announce that R. Craig Mayfield has been named managing partner of the firm’s Tampa office. He succeeds Robert B. Glenn, who had served as the Tampa managing partner since his firm Glenn Rasmussen joined with Bradley in 2015 to establish the firm’s Tampa office. Mr. Glenn is retiring and will serve the firm in a retired partner capacity.
“I am truly honored and grateful for the opportunity to lead our Tampa office and attorneys as we enhance and expand our services, as well as continue to provide support for community initiatives in the Tampa area,” Mr. Mayfield said. “I also am very grateful for the exemplary leadership that Bob provided from the time that Bradley was first introduced to the Tampa market four years ago.”
Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters said, “Craig brings experience, talent and enthusiasm to the position, and we are excited about the leadership and guidance he will provide in our growing Tampa office.”
A member of the Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Mayfield focuses his practice on the defense of products liability and high-exposure personal injury claims on behalf of manufacturers and businesses. He has represented and served as national trial and litigation management counsel for a diverse range of clients, including global medical device companies, a major tobacco company, international hotel brands, asbestos manufacturers and numerous other Fortune 500 industrial, commercial and consumer manufacturers headquartered in the United States and overseas. Mr. Mayfield’s accolades include rankings with The Best Lawyers in America ® and Super Lawyers for Personal Injury Litigation.
Mr. Mayfield also is a leader in professional and bar-related activities through the Defense Research Institute (DRI), for which he currently serves as the first-ever U.S. chair to DRI International. He previously was the national chair for DRI’s Young Lawyers and served on DRI’s Law Institute and Product Liability Steering Committee.
Mr. Mayfield received his J.D. (cum laude) from Stetson University College of Law. He also holds Master of Business Administration (cum laude) from Stetson University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.