June 1, 2012
Schiff Hardin LLP is proud to announce that Jean L. Bertrand, a partner in the firm's Product Liability and Litigation Groups, has been inducted as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). She was inducted at the LCA's Spring Conference & Induction of Fellows on May 10, 2012, in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Ms. Bertrand practices primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate and toxic torts. In addition to trial and appellate experience, she has extensive experience in administering complex litigation, emphasizing cost containment techniques.
In addition to the LCA, Ms. Bertrand's professional honors include Best Lawyers in America for personal injury litigation; Northern California Super Lawyers ("Top 50 Women") for civil litigation defense, real estate and class action/mass torts; membership in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys; and an "AV" rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
About The Litigation Counsel of America
The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership.