Benchmark Litigation Names Four Partners Among “Top 250 Women in Litigation”

August 2023

Williams & Connolly partners Lisa BlattHeidi HubbardEnu Mainigi, and Katherine Turner have once again been selected for Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation.”  All four have been consistently recognized on this list for the past five years.  Benchmark also recognized Lisa Blatt and Heidi Hubbard among the publication’s “Top 10 Women in Litigation.”  Both lists honor the most accomplished female litigators in the country, selected through in-depth research including case victories, peer reviews, and client comments.

Lisa Blatt has argued 46 cases before the United States Supreme Court, prevailing in 41, an 89% win rate.*  Benchmark Litigation called her a “nationally revered ‘superstar’ of the appellate bar.”  The publication reported that peers have noted, “Lisa has a ‘win-at-all-costs’ mentality” and “can do any kind of appeal - antitrust, pharmaceutical work, she even did the [DC-based NFL team] Redskins case!”  According to Benchmark, peers have also said Lisa is “doing an exceptional job of building out the practice and grooming the next generation of Williams & Connolly appellate superstars.” Lisa serves as chair of Williams & Connolly’s Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation practice.

Heidi Hubbard tries cases in state and federal courts, and before arbitrators, throughout the country.  Benchmark Litigation called her “one of the firm's most revered and popular true trial lawyers” and reported that peers have said of Heidi, “We just love her . . . . [She has] a ton of great work.  [She is] lovely to work with and super smart.”  Heidi currently co-chairs Williams & Connolly’s Products Liability, Torts & Medicine practice group.

Enu Mainigi serves as co-chair of the firm’s Health Care Fraud and False Claims Act and Qui Tam practice groups.  An accomplished first-chair trial lawyer, Enu has been leading investigations and trying cases for over 25 years.  Benchmark Litigation highlighted two of her recent case victories, including a landmark bench trial ruling for Cardinal Health after a 3-month-long opioid trial in West Virginia federal court, and a jury trial win for CVS in a certified consumer class action in the Northern District of California.

Katherine Turner is co-chair of Williams & Connolly’s Accountant Liability and Congressional Investigations practice groups.  She has extensive experience in defending accounting firms and their auditors in professional liability litigation and regulatory matters, including work for three of the Big Four firms and a prominent national accounting firm.  In regards to Katherine’s representation of Hillary Clinton before the House Select Committee on Benghazi, Benchmark Litigation reported that peers have said, “This was a great experience for her…and she put on a stellar performance.”

Click here to view the full list of Top 250 Women in Litigation.

Click here to view the full list of Top 10 Women in Litigation.

*All cases vary and none is predictive.

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