Hilary is a seasoned lawyer with varied experience. She takes a solution-focused approach to managing risk, and deftly handles conflict and communication about difficult issues. She has mediated thousands of cases and is an expert in mediating disputes involving sophisticated legal issues, complicated facts and challenging party dynamics.  Her even-tempered, energetic style is a powerful resource for litigants.  Hilary’s concierge approach to complex mediations may include multi-day, evening or weekend sessions, and pre-mediation work with parties to maximize potential for a negotiated resolution.

Hilary has experience mediating cases involving the following issues:

  • Wrongful Death
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Nursing Home, ALF and Independent Living Liability
  • Pharmaceutical Products Liability
  • Massage, Cosmetology and Esthetician Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Animal Owner Liability

  • Legal Malpractice
  • Insurance Coverage
  • 1st Party Property Claims
  • 1st & 3rd Party Bad Faith Claims
  • Indemnity Disputes
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • Code Enforcement & Boundary Disputes
  • School Board, Camp, Youth Sports and Religious Institution Liability

  • Sexual Assault, Exploitation & Abuse (elderly, minor and vulnerable adult claimants in group home, school, church, youth sports and family settings)
  • Automobile Liability
  • Global Settlement Conferences
  • Un- and Underinsured Motorist Claims
  • Commercial Trucking
  • Motorcylces
  • Breach of Contract and Commercial Disputes
  • Business Relationship Preservation
  • Fraud and Misrepresentation