Firm member Joseph P. H. Babington was unanimously elected Vice-President of the Trial Attorneys of America (TAA) on June 11, 2015, at its annual meeting in Chicago. Formed in 1971, TAA is a products liability defense group limited to 200 trial lawyers. TAA attorneys have tried cases in most state and federal venues in the United States and Puerto Rico. Mr. Babington was elected a member of TAA in 2000, received the coveted TAA WAA (Worker Achievement Award) in 2010, and became a member of its board of directors in 2011. He will serve a two-year term as Vice-President before becoming President in 2017.