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Verrill Dana Attorney Elected to National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network Executive Board

December 19, 2018 Press Releases

Verrill Dana attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith was elected to the Executive Board of the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN) at the organization's Minneapolis meeting in September. Smith has been a member of the NWCDN since 2006 and in this new capacity as a board member, she will participate in the governance of that organization.

Also a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Workers' Compensation Standing Committee and an ABA College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers fellow, Smith has a wealth of experience in workers' compensation law. Over the course of her nearly 25 years of practice, she has litigated numerous labor and employment law matters, primarily defending claims brought against Maine employers. Smith also blogs on workers' compensation issues on Verrill Dana's labor and employment blog, Taking Care of HR Business.

About the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network: The National Workers' Compensation Defense Network is a network of law firms throughout the country that specialize in workers' compensation claims. To learn more, visitwww.nwcdn.com.

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