Lightfoot Partner Lana Olson Again Named to Benchmark Litigation’s ‘Top 250 Women in Litigation’ for 2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 16, 2018) — For the second year in a row, Benchmark Litigation has named Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC partner Lana A. Olson to its 2018 list of Top 250 Women in Litigation.

The list recognizes leading female litigators who have participated in some of the most significant litigation matters in recent history and who have earned the respect of their peers and clients. Attorneys featured in the Top 250 Women in Litigation are selected through an extensive, six-month research process, which includes a review of their recent case work, input from attorneys at peer legal institutions and client feedback on their performance.

“Not only is Lana is an accomplished attorney, but she is an advocate for the advancement of women in the law,” said Lightfoot managing partner Melody Eagan. “Without a doubt, she is deserving of this honor.”

Olson is a long-time active member of DRI and serves on its Board of Directors as a National Director. She also chairs the organization’s Philanthropic Activities committee and is a former chair of its Women in the Law committee.

Olson focuses her practice on complex, high-stakes litigation in a variety of areas, including environmental and toxic torts, product liability, business litigation and catastrophic injury. Her clients are located all over the country and range from Fortune 100 multinational companies to small family businesses. For more than seven years, Olson has served as the Assistant General Counsel for a leading heavy truck component distributor.

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