Donna R. Rutala Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America
Raleigh attorney Donna R. Rutala, of the law firm Young Moore and Henderson, P.A., has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.
Donna practices in the areas of medical malpractice defense litigation and health law where she represents hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers. She has trial experience in both the federal and state courts of North Carolina and has appeared before various administrative tribunals including the North Carolina Medical Board, North Carolina Board of Nursing, the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy, the Employment Security Commission, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Donna graduated with a B.S.N. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked as a risk/claims manager for UNC Hospitals while earning her Juris Doctor degree in the evenings from North Carolina Central University School of Law. Her unique combination of experience in the health care setting has enabled her to provide an in-depth understanding of multiple problems faced by the health care industry.
The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership. The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its Fellows.