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July 28, 2023

Whitney Frazier Watt Named IADC Product Liability Committee Chair

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) has appointed Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Whitney Frazier Watt as Chair of its Product Liability Committee. She will serve a two-year term.

IADC is an invitation-only, peer reviewed member organization comprised of the world’s leading corporate and defense attorneys and insurance executives. IADC is dedicated to strengthening skills and professionalism, as well as fostering camaraderie to benefit its members, their clients and the legal profession.

Watt is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison based in the Louisville office. She has a wide-ranging litigation practice that includes product liability cases, toxic tort matters, mass actions, contract disputes, tortious interference litigation, coverage disputes and wrongful death cases. Watt has been recognized for her work in Best Lawyers in America® (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants) and Kentucky Super Lawyers®.

Outside of the firm, Watt stays active in both professional and community organizations. Her work with IADC has included numerous leadership positions within the Product Liability Committee. Additionally, she is past Vice Chair of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee’s Empowerment Collaborative and past Chair of the ABA’s Women in Product Liability Subcommittee. In the local community, Watt serves on the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Governor’s Scholar Program, is Vice Regent for the Whitehall House & Gardens Board and is a co-leader for her daughter’s Girl Scout Troop.

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