Attorneys
Brittany Pettingill

Brittany H. Pettingill

Associate
Email:bpettingill@mwlaw.com
Phone:(501) 688.8863
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Brittany H. Pettingill is a litigator with experience defending medical providers and large and small businesses in tort actions in Arkansas, and across the country, from onset through trial. She represents insurance companies in coverage disputes, bad faith and deceptive trade practices litigation. She defends Medicare and Medicaid providers against neglect and false claims act claims brought by government agencies and relators. She is a member of a defense team and assists with the representation of pharmaceutical and other product manufacturers in large-scale litigation.

Experience

  • Served as second chair in medical malpractice jury trial, obtaining a defense verdict.
  • Represents medical providers, product manufacturers, and business entities in negligence, strict liability, and contract actions at depositions, hearings, and trials.
  • Assists pharmaceutical companies and product manufacturers in the selection and work-up of multidistrict litigation cases.
  • Served on defense team representing pharmaceutical companies and product manufacturers at multidistrict litigation trials, securing a defense verdict.
  • Counsels Medicare and Medicaid providers in pre-suit negotiations with government agencies related to neglect and false claims act claims.
  • Represents Medicare and Medicaid providers in false claims act cases brought by government agencies or individual relators.
  • Advises clients on document retention policies, including the storage, maintenance, and retention of emails and other electronically-stored information.

Education

  • University of Arkansas School of Law J.D., magna cum laude (2014)
  • University of Central Arkansas B.S. in Political Science (2010)

Professional Recognition

  • Bassett Law Firm Trial Advocacy Award (2014)

Involvement

  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Member, DRI Nursing Home Seminar Steering Committee
  • Volunteer at the Carpenter’s Shelter
  • Member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church

News & Articles

Articles

Publications

  • Who’s Your Daddy: State v. Perry and Its Impact on Paternity in Arkansas