Nov 5 2019

Grace V.B. Garcia Invited to Join International Association of Defense Counsel

Morrison Mahoney Partner Grace V.B. Garcia has been accepted for membership to the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).

Founded in 1920, the IADC is an invitation-only association comprised of approximately 2,500 attorneys and insurance executives who represent corporate and insurance interests around the world.  One of the most prestigious legal organizations, the standards for membership in IADC are very exacting. Nominees are vetted by the IADC Membership Committee and the IADC Board of Directors before an invitation is extended, making it a high honor and testament to a candidate’s professional accomplishments.  

With over twenty years of trial practice and litigation experience, Grace concentrates her practice in the areas of product liability, construction law, OSHA, commercial litigation, employment litigation, premises liability and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) cases. She is a continual lecturer for various legal education programs on the topics of OSHA, risk transfer and indemnity issues, defending traumatic brain injury cases, best discovery practices, and deposition techniques. Grace has authored several legal articles and provided expert commentaries for Lexis on issues such as indemnity, premises liability and collateral estoppel. She is also an active member of the legal community, including being a current officer, Treasurer, of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and is Past President of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association.

About IADC

In 2020, the IADC will celebrate 100 years as a professional organization that provides education and business development and helps foster friendships for elite civil defense lawyers and insurance executives from around the world. The core purposes of the IADC are to enhance the development of skills, promote professionalism, and facilitate camaraderie among its members and their clients, as well as within the broader civil justice community.  To learn more, please visit


About Morrison Mahoney LLP

With more than 180 attorneys and 10 offices in the Northeast, Morrison Mahoney is recognized as one of the leading litigation firms in the region. The firm works with its clients in diverse practice areas, including: commercial and business litigation; product liability and tort litigation; construction; hospitals and health systems; employment and labor; professional liability; cybersecurity, privacy and data protection; transportation law; and workers' compensation. Morrison Mahoney has expanded its practice along with the changing world economy to provide business advice, counseling, and litigation support to its corporate clients. The firm's membership with ALFA International, the Global Legal Network, provides it with additional resources in all jurisdictions throughout the United States and internationally. To learn more about our firm, please visit

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