Mitchell Williams Attorney Lyn Pruitt Served as Panelist at DRI 2019 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

Discussed Keys to Buidling Relationships as a Business Development Strategy

October 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Attorney Lyn Pruitt served on a panel today at the DRI 2019 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. The presentation, "Stop Pitching and Start Listening: The Key to Building Authentic Relationships," focused on the keys to building authentic relationships as a business development strategy. The panelist explained the importance of emotional intelligence in creating business opportunities from interactions with decision makers and potential referral sources.

Pruitt has built a reputation as one of the country’s most talented and respected litigators defending pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the most critical product liability cases over the past 20 years. With years of extensive trial experience, she has served as first-chair in over 60 jury trials to verdict. Lyn also represents Fortune 500 companies in consumer class actions and toxic tort matters.

About the Defense Research Institute

The Defense Research Institute (DRI) is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Membership in DRI provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and excellent service to their clients and corporations. DRI is host to 29 substantive committees whose focus is to develop ongoing and critical dialogue about areas of practice. DRI provides access to resources and tools to grow your practice – members can search a database of more than 65,000 experts, attend renowned CLE seminars, conferences and webcasts, network with 20,000+ like-minded defense practitioners and more.

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit