Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Jessie Zeigler was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) during the organization’s recent annual meeting in Berlin. The IADC’s mission is to enhance the development of skills, professionalism, diversity, and camaraderie in the practice of law. The organization’s mission includes a commitment to ensuring equal opportunity in the legal profession and creating a pipeline of future leaders in the field that reflect the diversity of the communities and clients we serve. Jessie’s term on the board begins in July 2022 and will run for three years. More information about IADC can be found here.

Jessie is a seasoned litigator and crisis management strategist who has represented companies in some of the nation’s most high-profile cases over the last 25+ years. Recognized by Chambers, Benchmark Litigation and others as a leader in the field, Jessie is widely regarded as one of the top product liability and environmental lawyers in the country. Her counsel has saved clients millions in losses across various industries – including pharmaceutical/life sciences, medical device, automotive, chemical, consumer products, food and beverage, healthcare, manufacturing, and pulp and paper – as they have faced claims related to crisis management, environmental, health & safety, products liability, healthcare liability, or contracts.