(PRWEB) December 02, 2016
Lori G. Cohen and Sara K. Thompson, shareholders in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Atlanta office, will speak at the American Conference Institute’s 21st Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference, taking place in New York Dec. 5-7. Greenberg Traurig is also a Lead Sponsor of the conference.
Cohen, who chairs the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice and the Trial Practice Group, and co-chairs the Atlanta Litigation practice, will moderate the opening GC and CLO Roundtable: “What Keeps Me Up at Night When Faced With a Products Liability Action” on the first Main Conference Day on Dec. 6 at 8:30 a.m. Thompson, a shareholder in the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice, will be part of an Afternoon Breakout Session on “Mock Medical Device Preemption Motion to Dismiss: Formulating a Robust Defense Strategy for Sales Reps in the OR, MDR-based claims, Off-Label and More” on Dec. 6 at 2:30 p.m.
The annual conference brings together more than 400 members of the products liability defense bar with speakers from more than 25 diverse pharmaceutical and medical device companies. It also features panels from top federal and state court judges as well as a panel of U.S. Attorneys and Attorneys General.
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 2016 “Products Liability & Mass Torts” from Chambers USA Guide; national rankings for 2016 “Practice Liability & Mass Torts Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices” from The Legal 500 United States; and being named the Products Liability/Mass Torts Litigation Department of the Year by the Daily Report in 2013, 2015 and 2016. In addition, Greenberg Traurig is recognized as a "Product Liability Litigation Standout" in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2017 published by BTI Consulting Group.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2,000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, second largest in the U.S. on the 2016 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2016 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.