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Greenberg Traurig's Lori Cohen and Allison Ng Honored at the Daily Report’s 2020 Georgia Legal Awards

ATLANTA – June 25, 2020Lori G. Cohen, Vice Chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, and Allison Ng, an associate in the firm’s Atlanta office, were honored at the Daily Report’s Georgia Legal Awards, held online on June 24, 2020. Cohen received the Distinguished Leader Award, which recognizes lawyers who achieved impressive results in 2019 and demonstrated clear leadership skills that helped them achieve those results. Ng was named an On the Rise attorney, an accolade recognizing Georgia’s most promising lawyers under the age of 40.

Cohen, who serves as Co-Chair of the firms’ 600+ attorney global Litigation Practice, is also founder and Chair of the Trial Practice Group, and founder and Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice. 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.

Cohen was recognized by the Daily Report at the 2019 Georgia Legal Awards and received the Best Mentor Award. She is known across the firm as a leader who is dedicated to fostering teamwork and mentoring those around her, especially women and diverse attorneys. She leads a nation-wide team of litigators and often bridges the gap between generations of lawyers across a multitude of practice groups.

Ng is an associate in the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice and is one of the many attorneys who has experienced Cohen’s guidance and mentorship. Ng defends high-profile product liability, pharmaceutical, and medical device cases throughout the country in state and federal courts. She has experience litigating lawsuits from single-plaintiff claims to consolidated or coordinated proceedings, concurrent federal and state litigation, multidistrict litigation, class actions, multi-county litigation, and mass-tort litigation.

“It comes as no surprise that Lori and Allison have been recognized with these well-deserved honors,” said Theodore I. Blum, managing shareholder of the firm’s Atlanta office. “Lori is a high-energy, high-profile leader. She has the incredible ability to achieve an impressive number of victories for her clients and manage vast complex litigation caseloads involving hundreds of attorneys across nearly all of our offices in the U.S., while serving in multiple leadership positions. Lori is deeply committed to sharing her time and leading in a way that impacts the greater good. Her dedication to the firm, her clients, her colleagues, and her community is the true definition of a distinguished leader. As for Allison, she is a true rising star of our Atlanta office and an integral part of our products liability team. Her energetic, insightful, and strategic approach to the practice of law continues to impress colleagues and clients alike.”

Honorees were recognized during an online presentation hosted by the Daily Report on June 24. Established in 1890, the Daily Report is a daily legal newspaper based in Atlanta, Georgia.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 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.