ATLANTA, GA – July 15, 2015 – Marcella Ducca, Products Liability & Mass Torts attorney at international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been selected for the Fulton County Daily Report’s 2015 “On the Rise” class. Ducca is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Atlanta office.
The Fulton County Daily Report is the primary source for news about the courts and the business and profession of law for lawyers in metro Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Each year, the publication chooses 40 accomplished attorneys under the age of 40 with promising futures in law for its “On the Rise” special edition.
Ducca focuses her practice on products liability litigation, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical, medical device and health care litigation. She has experience litigating a variety of complex matters in both state and federal courts, including multidistrict litigation. She is involved in the representation and defense of manufacturers in product liability cases pending across the country and has wide-ranging experience, particularly defending manufacturers of medical devices. Furthermore, Ducca has been involved in the defense of hospitals and physicians in claims alleging medical malpractice.
In addition to her professional work, Ducca serves as volunteer broadcaster for the Georgia Radio Reading Service (GaRRS) and mentors Emory Law School students through the Lamar Inn of Court. She is an active member of a number of professional organizations and has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine and as “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend magazine.
“Marcella represents the very best of Greenberg Traurig’s rising stars both in the courtroom and in the community,” said Ted Blum, co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office. “She continually exceeds expectations in every aspect of her career. On behalf of the firm, I congratulate Marcella on this well-deserved honor.”
Greenberg Traurig’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice is an integral part of the firm's 600-plus member national Litigation Practice. The team is nationally recognized for its dynamic courtroom presence, responsiveness to clients, and deep subject matter knowledge. Recent recognitions include national rankings for 2015 "Products Liability & Mass Torts" from Chambers USA Guide; national rankings for 2015 "Practice Liability & Mass Torts Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices" from The Legal 500 United States; and a first-tier national ranking for "Litigation - Mass Tort Litigation and Class Actions - Defendants" from U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 Best Law Firms. In addition, Greenberg Traurig is recognized as a "Product Liability Litigation Standout" in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2015 published by BTI Consulting Group.