Hermes Netburn Attorney, Holly M. Polglase, Elected as TIPS Representative to the ABA House of Delegates
Boston, MA, 5/31/2012
(May 31, 2012) — Holly M. Polglase was recently elected as one of three TIPS (Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section) delegates sitting in the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates. The ABA is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization.
As a shareholder at Boston’s Hermes Netburn O’Connor & Spearing, P.C., Holly Polglase acts as lead counsel in the defense and trial of complex product liability, pharmaceutical, medical device, toxic tort, asbestos, general liability and commercial matters. With over twenty years of experience, she works as national and regional counsel for major national and multi-national corporations.
Holly has been an active member of the ABA throughout her career. She has been a member of the Council, TIPS’ governing body, since 2009. Her long-standing commitment to the ABA includes her work as the Chair of the CLE Board and of the Product Liability, General and Consumer Law Committee as well as her role as member on the Task Force on Leadership Diversity Initiative and as a TIPS Fellow.
With more than 413,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.