Three Bradley Partners Named to 2021 Benchmark Top 250 Women in Litigation List

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Bradley is pleased to announce that partners Leigh Anne Hodge, Lela M. Hollabaugh and Kimberly B. Martin have been named to the 2021 Benchmark Top 250 Women in Litigation list.

“Leigh Anne, Lela and Kim continue to demonstrate superior skill and client success in their litigation practices, and we are proud to see them recognized once again in this prestigious list,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters.

The annual Top 250 Women in Litigation list, published by Benchmark Litigation, showcases some of the most distinguished women in litigation and is based on a culmination of research and client feedback.

Leader of Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group, Ms. Hodge is based in the firm’s Birmingham office. She is also a member of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group, representing clients in the healthcare industry in regional and national engagements and providing counsel regarding product liability litigation, medical malpractice litigation, peer review and staff privileges matters, administrative hearings before licensure boards, ERISA litigation, Medicare Advantage plan litigation, managed care litigation, insurance disputes, and insurance fraud cases.

Ms. Hollabaugh is based in the firm’s Nashville office and has served as the lead trial lawyer in more than a dozen jury trials, as well as more than two dozen bench trials, arbitrations and administrative hearings. She advises leading natural gas pipeline companies and other infrastructure clients on issues involving location, land acquisition, construction and operations. Ms. Hollabaugh recently co-authored an amicus curiae brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the industry’s position in the scope of the Natural Gas Act and the state’s 11th Amendment immunity.

Based in Bradley’s Huntsville office, Ms. Martin focuses her practice on general litigation with an emphasis on medical device and pharmaceutical products liability litigation, a well as white collar matters and False Claims Act litigation. She recently served as trial counsel defending a nationwide hospice provider in a three-month False Claims Act trial brought by the Department of Defense, which ultimately resulted in a dismissal of the case. Ms. Martin also has represented multi-national pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in litigation across the country.