An Arkansas attorney has been named to the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) Board of Regents.
Lyn P. Pruitt, an attorney with Mitchell Williams law firm, is one of three lawyers named to the ACTL Board of Directors at the organization’s annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. She joins Peter Akmajian of Tucson, AZ and Gregory M. Lederer of Des Moines, IA as the newest members of the 20-member Board of Regents.
Pruitt will serve as regent for Region 6 on the ACTL board. In this capacity, she will be responsible for Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
Regents serve four-year terms and often have responsibilities on ACTL general committees.
According to her Mitchell Williams employee page, Pruitt specializes in product liability, especially in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. In this capacity, she served as the lead trial counsel representing the Xarelto products liability, as well as representing the hormone therapy drug Prempro and the drug Lipitor in multiple cases.
She has also served as an attorney in consumer class actions and toxic tort cases.
Pruitt graduated summa cum laude from Ouachita Baptist University and holds a law degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s William H. Bowen School of Law.