Pittsburgh partner Julie Nord Friedman joins Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that Julie Nord Friedman has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM).  The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance composed of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys.  Through education and collaboration, the organization’s goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense.  Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows.

Julie Nord Friedman concentrates her practice in the defense of manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors in mass and toxic tort litigation, with an emphasis on asbestos litigation.   Her clients range from Fortune 500 companies to regional contractors and suppliers. She is a National Coordinating Counsel for one client and she also acts as trial counsel in the defense of claims in mass tort and toxic tort litigation and regularly handles matters for multiple clients in the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and in the State of West Virginia.  Ms. Friedman is active in the Defense Research Institute.  She has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Friedman earned her J.D. in 1995 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and her B.A. in 1992 from The American University in Washington, D.C. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of West Virginia.