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Lori Cohen Named to 2019 Benchmark Litigation’s Top 10 Women in Litigation

ATLANTA - Aug. 27, 2019 - Lori G. Cohen, co-chair of the Global Litigation Practice of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was selected as one of the "Top 10 Women in Litigation" by the 2019 Benchmark Litigation guide.

According to Benchmark Litigation's website, while their team focuses on the leading Top 250 female litigators across the Americas, they also recognize a separate but elite group of leading lawyers who have been nominated specifically for their litigious acumen. Every year, Benchmark identifies the Top 10 US litigators amongst these prominent individuals, nominated on the strength of historical and unwavering peer and client review, as well as proven achievements.

"I am proud to be in the company of these nine esteemed litigators, for whom I have the utmost respect as colleagues and as women," said Cohen, who is no stranger to Benchmark Litigation honors. She was previously selected by the publication as follows: "Product Liability Attorney of the Year," 2019; "National Litigation Star," 2019; "Top 100 Trial Lawyers," 2018-2019; "Top 10 Women Litigators," 2018; and "Top 250 Women in Litigation," 2015-2017.

Nationally recognized for her extraordinary trial record of 57 defense verdicts, Cohen leads a global practice that focuses on complex litigation of all types, including products liability and pharmaceutical, medical device, and health care litigation. Cohen has served as national, regional, and trial counsel for numerous medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, handling all types of litigation, including class actions, multidistrict litigation, and trials nationally. Cohen and her team routinely take complex cases to trial and win, including some of the most complex mass torts in history. Well known for her record of winning high-stakes trials, Cohen is often called up to "parachute in" at the last minute before trial, especially in challenging cases in dangerous jurisdictions.

In an industry where two-thirds of all attorneys in civil cases are men and only a quarter of women serve as lead or trial counsel, Cohen stands out as a female leader and a champion of developing the next generation of attorneys.

About Greenberg Traurig's Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig's Litigation Practice includes a team of more than 600 attorneys. The firm's trial lawyers regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in appellate courts and before international arbitration panels. They work closely with in-house counsel to develop a strategy that best fits a litigation cost and proficiency model appropriate to the client's unique needs and goals.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.