New Team

July 13, 2023by Milling Law0

Milling Benson Woodward, LLP is pleased to announce that Bruce Cranner and Magdalena Majka have joined the firm.

Bruce CrannerBruce Cranner has joined the firm as a partner.  Bruce is a versatile litigator with broad experience over the last forty years defending Medical Liability, Product Liability, Asbestos, and general insurance cases.  His commercial litigation practice is centered on healthcare providers and includes non-compete disputes, licensure matters and business disputes.  He serves as the Independent Counsel to the Louisiana Board of Dentistry and is an appointed member of the Louisiana Medical Disclosure Panel. Mr. Cranner frequently serves as a mediator in complex cases involving Medicare Secondary payer issues, among other issues.

His experience as a defense trial lawyer has included over 40 jury trials to verdict, including cases involving complex medical issues and serious injuries or deaths This including trials involving Cardiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pain Management, Orthopedics, and toxic substance exposure. He teaches trial advocacy as a member of the faculty of the LADC’s annual Boot Camp for young defense lawyers.

He is listed in Best Lawyers in America—Product Defense Litigation, Who’s Who Legal–Product Defence and SuperLawyers. He earned the distinguished AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell .

Magdalena MajkaMagdalena Majka has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Magda was born and raised in Poland, where she received her Masters of Laws from the University of Warsaw and served as a judge at the District Court of Warsaw.   After moving to the United States, she obtained an L.L.M. with distinction from Tulane University Law School. While at Tulane, she received the CALI Award for highest scoring student in Intro to U.S. Legal Research and Writing Class. Prior to joining Milling Benson Woodward, L.L.P., Magda volunteered for Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of New Orleans, Immigration & Refugee Services.  Magdalena’s practice is focused on healthcare and professional liability defense.

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