Three New Principals Named

Goodman Allen Donnelly recently named three new Principals to the firm:

Bonnie Lane joined the firm’s medical malpractice defense team in the Norfolk office in 2016. Her experience working with a Tidewater firm included civil defense litigation in both state and federal court in the areas of workers’ compensation, insurance defense, products liability, premises liability, and asbestos litigation. Bonnie has represented national and local businesses in premises liability lawsuits, other national companies in asbestos litigation, and employers in workers’ compensation hearing and appeals. She has been recognized by her peers as one of Virginia’s Legal Elite® Young Lawyers in Virginia Business Magazine from 2015 through 2018.

Thea Pitzen joined the firm’s Norfolk office in 2016, and focuses her practice on the defense of hospitals, physicians, dentists, nurses, nursing homes, and other health care providers. She previously practiced law in Jacksonville, Florida, where her practice focused on business litigation and included the representation of several large financial institutions. In 2017, Thea was appointed as a Contributing Editor for the American Bar Association Section of Litigation’s Litigation News publication. She has previously published articles for Hampton Roads Physician and for the ABA Law Student Division’s Before the Bar, among others. She is  an active member of the Military Spouse JD Network and served on its Board of Directors from 2014 to 2016.

Krystle Waldron joined the firm’s Veterans Benefits Group in 2011, and focuses her practice exclusively on the representation of Veterans and their families. She developed her passion for working with Veterans while working as an Intern in the William and Mary School of Law’s Veterans Benefits Clinic. Krystle is a member of the National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates, and serves on the Board of the Henrico County Humane Society.