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Law alumna to lead litigation section of American Bar Association

March 2, 2012

Nancy Scott Degan, J.D. ’83, of the law firm Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C. in New Orleans, was nominated to lead the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation, which is the ABA’s largest specialty section, having approximately 60,000 members. She will assume the role of vice chair of the Section of Litigation in August 2012 at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting. She will serve as vice chair from 2012-13, and chair-elect from 2013-14. Upon conclusion of the 2014 ABA annual meeting, she will begin a one-year term as the chair of the ABA Section of Litigation.

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