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Chelsea M. Dease is a member of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office. Her experience extends to both state and federal courts, including multidistrict litigation and consolidated state court litigation. Chelsea represents pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers in product liability cases, as well as hospitals and medical professionals in professional liability cases. She helps advise these companies on regulatory, compliance, and risk management matters, including adverse event reporting and patient inquiries/claims. Chelsea is active in her community and maintains a pro bono practice that focuses on her Spanish fluency and background in criminal justice.



  • Defend one of Georgia’s largest hospital systems in medical malpractice litigation.
  • Defend multinational manufacturer of medical devices in insulin pump litigation.
  • Defend multinational pharmaceutical company in chemotherapy drug treatment litigation, including an MDL pending in the Eastern District of Louisiana, as well as state court actions in Delaware, New Jersey, and Mississippi.
  • Represent leading multinational manufacturing company in pre-suit product liability claims, including filing lawsuits involving injuries allegedly caused by medical and non-medical devices.
  • Intern, Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, 2016
  • Judicial Extern, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2015
  • Legal Intern, Hon. Kimberly Esmond Adams, Fulton County Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, 2015
  • Legal Intern, South Carolina Department of Agriculture, General Counsel Department, 2013


  • Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Regional Litigation Department of the Year - Georgia,” 2018
  • Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Products Liability Litigation Department of the Year,” 2018
  • Recipient, DeKalb Lawyers Association of the State of Georgia, "Donald Lee Hollowell Civil Rights Legacy Award," 2015
  • Instructor, “Lawyer for a Day” Program, Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy, 2019
  • Member, Gate City Bar Association
  • Member, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.


  • 法務博士, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, 2017
    • Executive Board Member, Student Bar Association, 2015-2016
    • Criminology Articles Editor, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, 2015-2016
    • Recipient, DeKalb Lawyers Association of the State of Georgia Donald Lee Hollowell Civil Rights Legacy Award, 2016
    • Recipient, Virginia M. Murphy/Maxi-Metre Donor Scholarship, 2014-2017
  • 学士号, Spanish, magna cum laude, University of South Carolina, 2014
  • Georgia
  • Spanish, Fluent