IADC Announces New Board Leaders and Members for 2022-23

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INTERNATIONAL—The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) has elected new Board of Directors leaders and members for 2022-23. The elections were announced at the IADC’s 2022 Annual Meeting July 14 in Berlin, Germany. The IADC is the preeminent invitation-only global legal organization for attorneys who represent corporate and insurance interests.

The new IADC board leaders, along with their law firm or company affiliations, are:

Mark R. Beebe
Adams and Reese LLP
New Orleans, Louisiana

Michele Y. Smith
MehaffyWeber, P.C.
Houston, Texas

Immediate Past President
Spencer H. Silverglate
Clarke Silverglate, P.A.
Miami, Florida

Vice President of Corporate
Mark D. Hansen
Bloomington, Illinois

Alex J. Hagan
Ellis & Winters LLP
Raleigh, North Carolina

The new IADC board members (three-year terms), along with their law firm affiliations, are:

Donna L. Burden
Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC
Buffalo, New York

Joseph D. Cohen
Porter Hedges LLP
Houston, Texas

Jessalyn H. Zeigler
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
Nashville, Tennessee

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