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Gretchen Miller Appointed Chair of DRI Products Liability Committee

CHICAGO – Oct. 12, 2021Gretchen N. Miller, co-chair of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice, was appointed chair of DRI’s Product Liability Committee. Active with DRI since 2003, Miller was vice chair from 2020-2021, program chair of the DRI Products Liability Conference in 2017, and was faculty with DRI Deposition Institute from 2015-2017.

“DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel,” according to its website. The Products Liability Committee is “one of the largest and most active committees within DRI.” The committee includes over 3200 members and 18 specialized litigation groups for specific products, groups of products, or product liability laws.

Miller is a shareholder in the firm’s Chicago office and focuses her practice in toxic tort, product liability, and class action litigation in state and federal courts. She is a trial lawyer with experience, both as first and second chair trial counsel, defending manufacturers against claims of product defect for industrial, automotive, and medical products on a national basis. As national counsel for manufacturers of industrial products, Miller oversees products liability litigation nationwide and counsels clients on risk management strategies. She also has wide-ranging experience litigating complex and mass tort litigation, both in the products liability and toxic tort context.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Litigation Practice: The Products Liability & Mass Torts Litigation Practice is an integral part of Greenberg Traurig’s 600-plus member global Litigation Practice. The team is nationally recognized for its dynamic courtroom presence, responsiveness to clients, and deep subject matter knowledge. Additional recent recognitions include national rankings for “Products Liability & Mass Torts” from Chambers USA; national rankings for “Product Liability & Mass Torts Defense” from The Legal 500 United States; and a first-tier national ranking for “Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants” from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In addition, Greenberg Traurig is recognized as a “Product Liability Litigation Leader” in the 2021 BTI Litigation Outlook, published by BTI Consulting Group.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,300 attorneys in 40 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. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Plus Certified. Web: