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Verrill Trial Lawyers Again Ranked Among the Nation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation

September 30, 2019 Press Releases

(September 30, 2019) –Verrill attorneys Martha C. Gaythwaite and Karen Frink Wolf were once again named two of the nation's "Top 250 Women in Litigation" by Benchmark Litigation.

Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to America's leading litigation firms and attorneys, and is the only publication to focus exclusively on U.S. litigation. Its rankings are based on months of research that includes extensive interviewing of litigators and their clients.

Martha C. Gaythwaite, Chair of the firm's Litigation & Trial Group, has tried more than 150 civil jury trial cases to verdict. Martha defends catastrophic personal injury cases throughout the United States, as well as complex products liability cases arising from aviation, agricultural and workplace accidents. Martha also has a dedicated interest in environmental law, which began when she worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before becoming a lawyer.

Karen Frink Wolf, Chair of the firm's Professional Liability & Licensure Group, has tried more than 100 civil jury trials to verdict. She is go-to litigation counsel for physicians, hospitals and health care professionals and for pharmaceutical companies in drug and device litigation. In addition to those in the health care industry, she represents accountants, attorneys and other business professionals at trial and before licensing and ethics boards. Karen also maintains a high stakes domestic relations practice and is in high demand as a mediator and arbitrator.

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