NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) June 23, 2015
Sara Deskins Tucker, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Associate with the Atlanta office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak on a panel at the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Young Lawyers Seminar taking place from June 24-25, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. The firm is also sponsoring the seminar.
Tucker will speak June 24, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. as part of a panel concerning “How to Succeed as a Young Lawyer: The Answers You’ve Always Wanted to Have.” 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.
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 2015 “Products Liability & Mass Torts” from Chambers USA Guide; national rankings for 2015 “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.
Kristi Wallace Detamore