07.10.2012 Elizabeth Scott Named One of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” in U.S. Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that attorney Elizabeth Scott has been named one of Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” in the United States.
Ms. Scott is a partner at the law firm of Williams Mullen. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, Ms. Scott defends financial institutions in fiduciary duty claims arising out of the administration of trusts and estates, and manufacturers and long term care providers in wrongful death, serious personal injury and complex business litigation. With 25 years of litigation experience and 15 years of experience as a mediator, Ms. Scott helps businesses in an effort to minimize their exposure to liability by selecting the best and most cost effective forum to resolve their disputes, whether through mediation, arbitration or jury trial. As chair of the Williams Mullen Women's Initiative, Ms. Scott also serves as a liaison member of the firm's Board of Directors.

Ms. Scott has also been listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" and "NC Super Lawyers." In 2008, Ms. Scott was named a "Woman Extraordinaire" by Business Leader Magazine, and in 2009 she received the Triangle Business Journal's "Women in Business" Award.

The female litigators included in the list were selected on the basis of peer review conducted for the 2012 edition of Benchmark Litigation, the parent publication of Top 250 Women in Litigation.

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