01.28.2009 Turner A. Broughton Installed as Chair of Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division RICHMOND, VA – Williams Mullen announces that Turner A. Broughton, a partner in the Richmond office of the firm, was installed as the 2009 Chair of the Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. In this role he will oversee the division’s objectives to stimulate and promote the interests of young lawyers. He will also serve on the Virginia Bar Association’s Board of Governors.

Mr. Broughton focuses his practice on consumer class actions, nursing home litigation, and complex and general business litigation. Mr. Broughton also has extensive experience in mass tort actions, with particular emphasis in asbestos and MTBE. In the course of his practice, He has handled all aspects of civil litigation in state and federal courts from California to Florida, including written discovery, deposition of fact and expert witnesses, development of expert testimony, motions practice, trial practice (bench and jury) and appellate practice. In addition to litigation, Mr. Broughton's practice includes alternative dispute resolution. He has both arbitrated and mediated disputes successfully on a wide variety of matters.

Mr. Broughton received his bachelor of arts degree from the College of William and Mary.  He received his juris doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law.