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Anita Hotchkiss Profiled in “A Family Linked by Ambition,” Modern Counsel


Anita Hotchkiss Profiled in “A Family Linked by Ambition,” Modern Counsel

May 21, 2019
Anita Hotchkiss

Anita Hotchkiss, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Class Action LitigationProduct Liability, and Life Sciences groups, was profiled in Modern Counsel. “A Family Linked by Ambition” spotlights Anita along with her daughter, Kristen, who is the Vice President of Global Employee Relations and Employment Counsel for American Express Global Business Travel.

In the article, Anita discusses the struggles she faced as a female in the legal industry, raising a family, and the continued fight for woman’s rights.

“When I decided to go to law school, I wasn’t sure if I was doing the right thing, but I went ahead and did it anyway,” Anita tells Modern Counsel. “After the first class, I said, ‘Oh, boy, I should have been here all along.'”

Anita is a trial attorney with more than 40 years of experience defending companies and individuals in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Her practice emphasizes complex pharmaceutical, medical device, and other products liability cases; mass torts; class actions; and medical and legal professional liability matters including disciplinary actions against physicians. Anita has tried over 35 cases and is one of the few attorneys in the country who has tried a medical monitoring class action. She is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, and is fluent in Italian and Spanish.

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