Four Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored in the 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine

In the 2022 edition of the New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine, the law firm of Hall Booth Smith (HBS) has once again been recognized for its outstanding legal work. Partners David Badie, Harry D. Norton, Jr. and Philip F. Mattia have all been named as Super Lawyers, and Attorney Brooke E. Reddin has been selected as a Rising Star.

Partner David Badie was recognized for his work in medical malpractice defense. David specializes in defending major healthcare and hospital networks in a wide range of healthcare and medical malpractice litigation. In addition to defending clients in complex, high exposure healthcare and medical malpractice lawsuits, David counsels health care networks and providers on day-to-day business matters such as regulatory, compliance, risk management, employment, contracts and technology issues. He works with clients on policies and procedures to ensure they stay compliant with hospital law and other regulatory mandates on which he is a subject matter expert, and represents clients in arbitration, mediation and settlement negotiations.

Partner Harry D. Norton, Jr. was honored for his work in personal injury: defense and has been listed on Super Lawyers since 2012. As a Partner in our New Jersey office, he has defended insurers and insureds for more than 40 years. Harry is also sought after by both courts and law firms for his skills as an arbitrator and mediator. He specializes in insurance matters including personal injury reimbursement claims, premises liability, construction, governmental liability and other disputes. He also represents clients in arbitration and mediation and on appeal.

Partner Philip F. Mattia was selected as a Super Lawyer for his work in medical malpractice defense. Philip has more than four decades of litigation experience and specializes in defending the riskiest high-exposure cases. He has tried more than 200 cases to conclusion, and is often invited to speak at medical-legal conferences and educational seminars. Philip protects the rights of health care systems, hospitals, urgent care centers, physicians, nurses, physical therapists, chiropractors and other health care professionals in complex medical malpractice lawsuits.

Brooke E. Reddin was selected as a Rising Star for her work in medical malpractice defense. She is an Associate in our office in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, where she focuses her practice on health care, medical malpractice and aging services litigation. She defends physicians, nurses, insurers and other health care professionals in a wide range of complex matters. In addition, she is certified as a mediator and has successfully settled numerous matters. Brooke earned her J.D. from Widener University School of Law and she holds a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University.

HBS would like to congratulate the recipients of this year’s Super Lawyers and Rising Star award. This honor recognizes the outstanding legal work performed by HBS attorneys and bolsters the firm’s reputation as a leading law firm.

About Hall Booth Smith

Established in 1989, Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is a full-service law firm with six regional offices strategically located throughout Georgia, as well as offices in Birmingham, Alabama; Charleston, South Carolina; Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina; Jacksonville, Miami, Tallahassee, Tampa, St. Petersburg and West Palm Beach, Florida; Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee; Little Rock and Rogers, Arkansas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Denver, Colorado; Saddle Brook and Woodland Park, New Jersey; and New York City. Experienced across a wide range of legal disciplines, HBS attorneys pride themselves on providing knowledgeable, proactive, client-specific counsel to individuals, domestic and international corporations, state and federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The firm’s promise: “Serving to Achieve Excellence.” To learn more, please visit: or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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