Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 09, 2015
The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced today that Associate Sara Deskins Tucker has been selected to speak at the 2015 Georgia Bio Innovation Summit. The Summit is in its 14th year, and takes place Nov. 2, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Tucker will speak with Kevin L. Ong, Ph.D., P.E., Principal Engineer with Exponent, Inc., on “FDA Inspection and Warning Letters: What We Can Learn from the Past.” Tucker and Ong previously co-authored an article entitled "Under the Watchful Eye: What do FDA Warning Letters Tell Us?" for Litigation Management magazine, Summer 2014. Tucker is one of the few attorneys selected to speak at this year’s event.
According to Georgia Bio, for more than 13 years it has presented the Georgia Bio Innovation Summit, Georgia's premier bioscience and medtech conference attended by 600+ CEOs, senior executives, scientists, and public policy officials from Georgia and across the nation. The Summit showcases Georgia’s leadership in innovation, from basic research to manufacturing, to improve the health and well-being of people, animals, and the environment.
Tucker concentrates her practice on complex products liability litigation, with a focus on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. She has experience representing and defending life sciences clients in federal and state courts, including multidistrict litigation, consolidated state court litigation, mass torts, and consumer class actions. She is recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star” for 2015. She is actively involved with Defense Research Institute (DRI), serving as a member of DRI’s Young Lawyers Division Steering Committee and chair of the Publications Subcommittee, and 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. 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’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group
Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group advises clients ranging from startups to large multi-national public companies to leading research institutions. The group’s attorneys work closely with clients, providing innovative legal counsel to help them achieve their objectives – from discovery through commercialization and product marketing.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite and among the most “Tech Savvy.” It was on the 2013-2015 BTI Client Service 30 listings of firms “most recognized by clients for providing excellent client service,” and one of the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard “Power Elite,” based on the nature and strength of its client relationships. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.