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Lori Cohen Co-Chairs, Hosts “Fireside Chat” at ACI’s Women in Life Sciences Law Conference

BOSTON – July 18, 2017 – For a fourth consecutive year, award-winning litigator Lori G. Cohen will co-chair and speak at ACI’s 4th Annual Conference on Women Leaders in Life Sciences Law, taking place July 19 - 21 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 and her co-chairs will provide the introductory remarks and lead a welcoming exercise at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 20. Immediately following, at 9 a.m., Cohen will host a Fireside Chat with Martine Rothblatt, PhD, the Chairman and CEO of United Therapeutics. Greenberg Traurig is also a sponsor of the conference for the fourth consecutive year. The firm will host a reception on Thursday, July 20.

According to ACI, the conference brings together nearly 200 in house and private practice professionals from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, well versed in patents, IP, fraud and abuse compliance/enforcement, products liability, regulatory, M&A, and transactional law, providing a conducive setting for networking and career development between female, legal, business, and compliance professionals.

Cohen has a national litigation practice focusing on product liability litigation and specifically, medical device and pharmaceutical litigation. She has been selected as a Law360 2016 "Trial MVP," a Law360 2015 "Trial Aces," a Law360 2012 "Top Female Trial Attorney” and has been profiled twice in The National Law Journal’s "Winning Litigators," a special report recognizing the top litigators in the U.S., most recently in 2016. Courtroom View Network recognized her team’s victory in a $28 million pelvic mesh trial as the "Top Defense Verdict of 2016." She has also been recognized by The National Law Journal as one of "The 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America." The National Law Journal has recognized two of her defense trial victories as "Top Defense Wins" in recent years, and she has been featured in The National Law Journal’s "Top 40 Under 40," which highlights the 40 most successful litigators under the age of 40 in the country. She is regularly recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, including "Top 10 Georgia Super Lawyers" (2013-2017), "Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers" (2005-2017), and "Top 50 Female Georgia Super Lawyers" (2005-2017), and she was shortlisted in Euromoney Legal Media Group’s 2017 Americas Women in Business Awards as one of the "Best in Life Sciences." Cohen was one of a very small group of attorneys selected nationally for inclusion in the 2010-2017 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

Greenberg Traurig’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice includes more than 90 trial attorneys representing clients in complex litigation in courts across the country. Greenberg Traurig regularly serves as national, regional, special trial, or science counsel - in both mass torts and individual cases - to leading global companies that produce innovative, life-saving products. The team draws on the experience of colleagues in related disciplines to provide strategic regulatory counsel to the firm’s pharmaceutical and medical device clients at every stage, from developing preventative measures to limit or minimize potential products liability exposure, to investigating claims, to settlement, mediation, or defending at trial. According to Chambers USA, the team is “trusted with the most difficult and sensitive matters” by clients.

About Greenberg Traurig

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 among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.