Hill Ward Henderson Shareholder R. Craig Mayfield was recently appointed Vice Chair of Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) 21st Century lawyer Implementation Task Force. A temporary special committee appointed by DRI’s current President, Mary Massaron Ross. The Task Force is tasked with implementing recently approved initiatives for modernizing DRI educational programming, seminar structures and public service efforts.
DRI is the international membership organization for lawyers involved in the defense of civil litigation. DRI is committed to enhancing the skills, effectiveness and professionalism of defense lawyers; anticipating and addressing issues germane to defense lawyers and the civil justice system; promoting appreciation of the rolls of the defense lawyer and improving the civil justice system and preserving the civil jury.
Mr. Mayfield is a part of the firm’s Litigation Group and is a Co-Practice Group Leader for the Products Liability and Personal Injury Litigation Groups. Mr. Mayfield's practice primarily involves the defense of products liability and complex mass tort claims, from trial through appeal.