Baron & Budd Attorney Laura Baughman Recognized by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

August 3, 2017  |  Press Releases

Dallas-based Attorney Named to Association’s Nation’s Top One Percent List for third consecutive year

DALLAS – August 3, 2017 – The national law firm of Baron & Budd is pleased to announce that Laura Baughman, managing shareholder in the firm’s Pharmaceutical Litigation Group, has been selected as a member of the 2017 Nation’s Top One Percent list by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). This is the third consecutive year that Baughman has received this honor.

Members of the Nation’s Top One Percent list are thoroughly vetted by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys from independent organizations. A judicial review board determines the final selection of attorneys named to the list. The mission of the NADC is to objectively recognize attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.

Baughman represents individual personal injury and wrongful death victims and public entities regarding harm caused by Granuflo, a kidney dialysis device. She is also actively working on cases related to IVC filters, Risperdal, and Transvaginal Mesh litigation. Baughman also represented seven states against GlaxoSmithKline regarding misrepresentations made in the marketing of the diabetes drug Avandia.

Baughman is an active member of the Dallas community, who has established a long track record of community service. She has represented several clients on a pro bono basis through the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program and has also served as co-chair and  honorary chair of several committees for Attorneys Serving the Community.

“To be recognized as a leader who upholds the highest standards in our industry is a genuine honor,” Baughman said. “I am truly proud that the NADC has chosen to recognize me again.”


The law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C., with offices in Dallas, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Austin, Los Angeles, and San Diego, is a nationally recognized law firm with a nearly 40-year history of “Protecting What’s Right” for people, communities and businesses harmed by negligence. Baron & Budd’s size and resources enable the firm to take on large and complex cases. The firm represents individuals and government and business entities in areas as diverse as dangerous pharmaceuticals and medical devices, environmental contamination, the Gulf oil spill, financial fraud, overtime violations, deceptive advertising, automotive defects, trucking accidents, nursing home abuse, and asbestos-related illnesses such as mesothelioma.

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