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Ann Motl leverages her mechanical engineering background in her products liability practice, defending products for drug and medical device manufacturers. She devises and provides technology strategy to her clients in many areas including discovery, witness interviews, corporate deposition preparation, and expert witness work. Ann also has experience in eDiscovery and assists her clients with identification, collection, review, and production of documents. She manages nearly all aspects of the discovery process for her clients.

Ann is committed to advancing the profession through diversity, leadership, and pro bono service. She is a founding member of the Minnesota Disability Bar Association, the second state affinity bar association in the country dedicated to legal professionals with disabilities. She is also involved in the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association where she serves as a committee co-chair. Ann has represented pro bono clients in Social Security disability appeals as well as housing and habeas matters while working with the Minnesota Chapter's Pro Se Project, the Volunteer Lawyers Network, and Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid.


  • Litigation
  • Products liability and mass torts
  • Pharmaceutical, medical device and health care litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation



  • eDiscovery counsel to multiple drug and medical device manufacturers overseeing efficient document reviews and productions.
  • Counsel to leading medical device manufacturer in lawsuits involving both PMA and 510k external medical devices in state and federal courts across the country.
  • Represented medical device company in obtaining temporary restraining order for trademark infringement.°
  • Represented consumer goods company in multi-patent infringement action, specifically acting as lead associate during fact discovery.°
  • Drafted and argued motion obtaining dismissal of affirmative defenses and counterclaim on behalf of employer in a breach of confidentiality agreement case.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Motl prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, 2024
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2023
  • Recipient, Minnesota Lawyer, Diversity & Inclusion Award, 2022
  • Team Member, a Law360 “Product Liability Practice Group of the Year,” 2021-2022
  • Recognized, Minnesota Lawyer, "Up & Coming Attorney,” 2021
  • Recognized, Minnesota State Bar Association, “North Star Lawyer,” 2018-2020
  • Founder and President, The Minnesota Disability Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Metropolitan Center for Independent Living, 2023-Present
  • Mentorship Committee Co-Chair, Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter, 2023-Present
    • Director, 2021-2023
    • Co-Chair, Digital Communications Committee, 2019-2021
    • Co-Chair, Newer Lawyer Committee, 2017-2019
    • Member, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, 2016
  • Member, Minnesota Women Lawyers


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 2015
  • B.S.M.E., magna cum laude, University of St. Thomas
  • Magistrate Judge Hildy Bowbeer, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2015-2017
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office