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DALLAS – Russell Budd, managing shareholder and co-founder of Baron & Budd, P.C., has been elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA). He is one of seven Texas attorneys elected by the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) to serve a three-year term on the 148-member board.
Mr. Budd is widely recognized as one of the most prominent attorneys in the country representing victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. He has also served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of TTLA.
About Baron & Budd, P.C.:
Since 1977, the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has championed the rights of people and communities harmed by corporate misconduct. With over 80 attorneys and offices in Texas, California, Ohio, Louisiana and New York, Baron & Budd enjoys a national reputation as a leader of the plaintiffs’ bar. The firm represents individuals with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by asbestos; leukemia and lymphoma caused by benzene; and injuries caused by other toxic substances and pharmaceuticals. The firm also represents water authorities seeking clean-up costs for drinking water contamination; securities investors and governmental entities defrauded by corporate wrongdoing; and consumers. For more information about Baron & Budd, call 1-800-222-2766 or visit www.baronandbudd.com.
About the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA):
As the world’s largest trial bar, with more than 56,000 members worldwide, ATLA promotes justice and fairness for injured persons, safeguards victims’ rights–particularly the right to trial by jury–and strengthens the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public health and safety.