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Lori Cohen and Sara Thompson to Speak at ACI’s Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference

NEW YORK – Dec. 04, 2017 – Lori G. Cohen and Victoria Davis Lockard, shareholders in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Atlanta office, will speak at the American Conference Institute’s (ACI) 22nd Annual Conference on Drug & Medical Device Litigation, taking place in New York, Dec. 4-6. 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 Them Up at Night When Faced With a Products Liability Action” on the first Main Conference Day, Dec. 5 at 8:45 a.m. Lockard, vice-chair of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice, will be part of an Afternoon Breakout Session on “Anticipating the Next Wave of Cyber Attacks in the Medical Device Industry: Examining the Issues Surrounding the Potential Hacking of Software in Connected Medical Devices,” Dec. 5 at 4:00 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 MDL and state court judges as well as a panel of U.S. Attorneys.

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 2017 “Products Liability & Mass Torts” from Chambers USA Guide; national rankings for 2017 “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 and from 2015 - 2017. In addition, Greenberg Traurig is recognized as a "Product Liability Litigation Standout" in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2018 published by BTI Consulting Group.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.