Kimberly Bessiere Martin, a partner based in the Huntsville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, was named by Who’s Who Legal as among the world’s leading product liability defense practitioners. She is listed in the Who’s Who Legal: Product Liability Defence 2021.
Ms. Martin focuses her practice on general litigation with an emphasis on medical device and pharmaceutical products liability litigation, as well as white collar matters and False Claims Act litigation. She has tried cases in state and federal court. Most recently, she served as trial counsel defending a nationwide hospice provider in a three-month False Claim Act trial brought by the Department of Justice. The trial team’s efforts ultimately resulted in a dismissal of the case. Ms. Martin has represented multi-national pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in litigation across the country and has a wide range of experience in representing clients in general commercial litigation. She was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® as the Commercial Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Huntsville for 2013. She also has extensive experience representing media clients on First Amendment issues and defamation claims. Her trial experience includes defense of personal injury, products liability, commercial litigation, First Amendment, and labor and employment claims.
The Who’s Who Legal: Product Liability Defence seeks to identify the top lawyers in all aspects of the defense of product liability claims, including mass tort, class action and cross-border litigation. Only lawyers who receive the highest number of recommendations from peers and clients as determined through independent research are listed.