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Lightfoot, Franklin & White Partner Lana Olson Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” for 2017

August 1, 2017

Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC is pleased to announce that partner Lana A. Olson has been named to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2017. Now in its sixth year, the publication is “the definitive guide to the country’s leading female litigators.”

“It is a tremendous honor to be named to this elite list and we congratulate Lana on such a singular achievement,” said Lightfoot’s managing partner Wynn M. Shuford. “Lana is a dedicated advocate for her clients, and we are proud to see her talents recognized in this way.”

Each year, Benchmark Litigation carries out six months of extensive research to select the country’s most distinguished women in the world of litigation. Its researchers examine individual litigators’ professional activities, review client feedback surveys and conduct one-on-one interviews. At the end of the process, Benchmark singles out those women who “have earned their place among the nation’s leading female litigators by participating in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients.”

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

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