Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 27, 2016
For a third consecutive year, award-winning litigator Lori Cohen will co-chair and speak at ACI’s 3rd Annual Conference on Women Leaders in Life Sciences Law, taking place July 28 and 29, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Boston. Cohen is Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice, Chair of the Trial Practice Group, and Co-Chair of the Atlanta Litigation Practice at the global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
Cohen will speak on two panels on Thursday, July 28. At 8:45 AM ET, Cohen will help lead a session on “Co-Chairs’ Introductory Remarks and Welcoming Exercise: Becoming Powerful Champions and Supporters of Other Women in the Life Sciences Legal Community.” At 4:45 PM ET, Cohen will speak on a panel titled “The Five-Year Plan for Continual Progress: Taking the Next Step in One’s Career and Getting and Keeping a Seat at the Table.” Also for the third consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of the conference. The firm will host a reception on Thursday, July 28.
According to the ACI website, the conference brings together over 150 attendees to hear leadership strategies from over 30 General Counsels, Chief Legal Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Senior Counsel, VPs, and more. Attendees will gain insights from a panel of women in government including representatives from the United States Department of Justice and the federal bench regarding life sciences specific enforcement and litigation.
Cohen has a national litigation practice focusing on product liability litigation and specifically, medical device and pharmaceutical litigation. She was profiled in Law360’s 2015 “Trial Aces,” 2012 "Top Female Trial Attorneys," The Financial Times, and The National Law Journal’s “Winning - Successful Strategies From Some of the Nation’s Top Litigators,” a special report recognizing 10 attorneys from across the United States. The National Law Journal recognized her as one of "The 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America” and recognized two of her defense trial victories as “Top Defense Wins” in recent years. She has also been recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers magazine as one of its "Top 10 Georgia Super Lawyers" for the last four years, and one of the "Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers" and "Top 50 Female Georgia Super Lawyers" for the last 12 years. In addition, she is one of a very small group of attorneys selected nationally for inclusion in the 2010-2015 editions of Chambers and Partners USA Guide's national Pharmaceutical Industry Products Liability Table.
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 1,900 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 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.