TAMPA – Hill Ward Henderson Shareholder R. Craig Mayfield recently received his AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell® Peer 5.0 Rating™, the highest attainable level. The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the Bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ reflect a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating, based on five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience.
Mr. Mayfield is a Shareholder in the firm’s Litigation Group and Co-Chair for the Products Liability and Personal Injury Litigation Groups. His practice involves the defense of products liability and high-exposure personal injury claims on behalf of manufacturers and businesses. Representative clients are diverse across industries, from international hotel brands to a large tobacco company in individual smoking and health cases, and various other industrial, medical, commercial and consumer manufacturers. Mr. Mayfield is extremely active in both professional and Bar-related activities through the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the world’s largest Bar Association for attorneys defending business. Craig’s leadership positions in that organization include prior service as National President of DRI’s Young Lawyers Committee, and current service as a member of DRI’s Law Institute, responsible for overseeing and approving educational programming for the legal profession at each of DRI’s 50-plus annual seminars and webcasts. He also serves as a member of the national steering committee for DRI’s Products Liability Committee, Vice Chair of the DRI President’s 21st Century Lawyer Task Force, and as the first-ever United States Country Chair to DRI International.
Hill Ward Henderson is a full-service law firm with multi-disciplinary practices headquartered in downtown Tampa. With over 100 attorneys, the firm has a wide range of local, regional and national clients. For additional information, please visit the firm’s website at www.hwhlaw.com.
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