Greenberg Traurig to Sponsor DRI Drug and Medical Device Seminar Young Lawyers Blockbuster and Associate Sara Deskins Tucker to Moderate In-House Counsel Panel

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP will sponsor and associate Sara Deskins Tucker will moderate an in-house counsel panel at the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) 31st Annual Drug and Medical Device Seminar’s Young Lawyers Blockbuster program taking place May 14, 2015, in San Francisco, California.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP will sponsor and associate Sara Deskins Tucker will moderate an in-house counsel panel at the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) 31st Annual Drug and Medical Device Seminar’s Young Lawyers Blockbuster program taking place May 14, 2015, in San Francisco, California.

Tucker will moderate a client panel entitled “What In-House Counsel and Adjusters Are Seeking From Their Outside Counsel Team” at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, May 14. Tucker will also make opening remarks and introductions at the beginning of the program. She is a member of DRI’s Young Lawyers Division Steering Committee and chair of the Publications Subcommittee. She also serves as a member of DRI’s Drug & Medical Device Steering Committee, including serving on the New Member Orientation Subcommittee and as the Young Lawyer Liaison. She received the DRI Young Lawyers Committee "Outstanding Newcomer" award in 2014.

Greenberg Traurig’s sponsorship of the Young Lawyers Blockbuster and Tucker’s participation is in addition to the firm’s sponsorship of the overall DRI Drug and Medical Device Seminar, at which shareholder Lori G. Cohen will speak.

According to DRI, it is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. DRI is host to 30 substantive committees whose focus is to develop ongoing and critical dialogue about areas of practice. DRI has served the defense bar for more than 50 years and focuses on five main goals: education, justice, balance, economics, and professionalism and service.

Tucker concentrates her practice on complex products liability litigation, with a focus on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. She has experience representing and defending clients in federal and state courts, including multidistrict litigation, consolidated state court litigation, mass torts, consumer class actions, and medical malpractice. She is recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star” for 2015. She obtained her J.D., cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law and her B.S., cum laude, from Georgia Institute of Technology.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice

The Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice is an integral part of the firm’s 600-plus member national Litigation Practice. The team is nationally recognized for its dynamic courtroom presence, responsiveness to clients, and deep subject matter knowledge. Recent recognitions include national rankings for 2014 “Products Liability & Mass Torts” from Chambers USA Guide; national rankings for 2014 “Practice Liability & Mass Torts Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices” from The Legal 500 United States; and a first-tier national ranking for "Litigation – Mass Tort Litigation and Class Actions – Defendants" from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2015 Best Law Firms. In addition, Greenberg Traurig is recognized as a "Product Liability Litigation Standout" in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2015 published by BTI Consulting Group.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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