The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) has announced that Jennifer A. Cormier, a partner at MG+M The Law Firm (MG+M) in San Francisco, has accepted an invitation to join the IADC, the preeminent invitation-only global legal organization for attorneys who represent corporate and insurance interests.
“Becoming a member of the IADC is synonymous with opportunity,” Ms. Cormier said. “I am committed to supporting my profession in not just the advancement of my own skills and professionalism, but in pursuit of a more equitable and inclusive legal industry as a whole. The IADC is there to encourage and facilitate these principles for its members, and for that I am honored to be part of it.”
Ms. Cormier focuses her practice on complex litigation with an emphasis on representing defendants in the toxic tort arena. She recently expanded her practice to defend businesses sued under California’s Child Victims Act. She also has experience in asbestos litigation, premises liability, and products liability.
Ms. Cormier has extensive experience overseeing and managing nationally recognized companies as national coordinating counsel and settlement counsel, as well as local counsel. She recently completed the rigorous mediation training program “Mediating the Litigated Case” offered by the Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law. Ms. Cormier also is a member of the MG+M Women’s Forum, which provides a platform for the women of MG+M to share innovative ideas on empowerment in the workplace as well as opportunities to work within local communities to help other women through volunteer efforts.
Ms. Cormier received her J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University and her Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) from the University of Delaware.
About the International Association of Defense Counsel
The IADC is the preeminent invitation-only global legal organization for attorneys who represent corporate and insurance interests. Founded in 1920, the IADC has members who hail from six continents, 51 countries and territories, and all 50 U.S. states. The core purposes of the IADC are to enhance the development of skills, promote professionalism, and facilitate camaraderie among its members and their clients, as well as the broader civil justice community. For more information, visit www.iadclaw.org.