Holly Drumheller Butler

Holly Drumheller Butler represents domestic and international companies in connection with commercial, insurance, tax, real estate and product liability litigation.

Her practice includes defense of class actions, corporate litigation and counseling, and internal investigations.

Holly has significant trial experience, having tried cases in various federal and state courts. She has tried numerous arbitration proceedings and has experience in mediation. She has successfully opposed motions for class certification in numerous jurisdictions. Holly has extensive experience in the areas of case investigation, discovery, motions practice, and the preparation and presentation of expert and corporate designee witness testimony.

Holly has extensive appellate litigation experience. She has presented oral arguments before the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the DC Court of Appeals. In addition, she has authored appellate briefs for the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the DC Court of Appeals.

Holly has served on the Hiring Committee for DLA Piper's Baltimore office since 2001. She also serves as the Baltimore office delegate for the firm's Leadership Alliance for Women (LAW) group.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Arbitration and Investigations, 3) Product Liability, 4) Mass Torts and Product Stewardship and 5) Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes
Law School J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, 1997
Education Mary Washington College, 1994
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association
Most recent firm DLA Piper
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