ATLANTA – April 17, 2017 – For the third consecutive year, the Atlanta office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been chosen by ALM’s Daily Report as a Litigation Department of the Year winner.
Greenberg Traurig was the only firm selected as a winner in multiple categories for 2017 and will accept the award for both the areas of Mass Torts and Labor and Employment. Atlanta’s Products Liability and Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice celebrate three back-to-back wins while the Labor and Employment Practice was awarded for the second time in three years. The recipients will be recognized at the publication’s Professional Excellence dinner on June 29.
“Our selection in multiple areas across consecutive years indicates our dominance in the Atlanta legal market,” said Theodore I. Blum, Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Atlanta office. “Lori Cohen and the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Health Care Practice continue to deliver our clients victories in very public, high-stakes matters, and they are easily one of the top mass tort and product liability teams in the country. Our Labor and Employment Group, under the leadership of David Long-Daniels and Natasha Wilson, consistently and successfully see our roster of high-caliber clients through multi-million dollar lawsuits.”
Greenberg Traurig’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Health Care Litigation Practice represents some of the largest pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the world in the most significant products liability litigation affecting their industry. The Atlanta team continues to lead the firm in serving as preferred, coordinating, and national counsel for clients like Medtronic, Inc., Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Takeda Pharmaceuticals, C.R. Bard, Inc., W.L. Gore & Associates, Novartis, Sandoz Inc., Kimberly-Clark Corporation, and Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
The Atlanta Labor and Employment Practice is a trial-oriented practice. The team has numerous trial wins and is frequently called upon to handle complex bet-the-company and large high-stake cases including class and collective actions. It also designs strategies to assist clients with complex employment issues. Its focus is practical proactive strategies designed to be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. The team has varied experience needed to help organizations analyze options, make informed decisions and take effective action.
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 second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.