Melody Jolly, a partner based in the Wilmington office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner), has been selected to join the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).

Melody serves as the co-chair of the Cranfill Sumner Professional Liability Practice Group. She has maintained an active leadership role in the Defense Research Institute (DRI)’s Professional Liability Committee since 2009 and was recently appointed the Vice Chair of the Professional Liability Committee of DRI. She currently serves as the Professional Liability Committee’s Annual Meeting Chair and serves on the DRI Professional Liability Seminar Steering Committee.

The IADC is an invitation-only association of peer-reviewed members. It was created in 1920 and works to enhance the development of skills, professionalism, and camaraderie of its members.