Taryn W. Harper

Taryn W. Harper


Taryn Harper focuses her practice on products liability litigation, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. She has experience with products liability matters in both state and federal courts, including single plaintiff actions and mass tort actions involving a variety of products and medical issues. Taryn is involved in the representation and defense of manufacturers in products liability cases pending across the country.

Prior to joining the firm, Taryn served as law clerk to three federal judges. She has experience in a wide variety of criminal and civil actions, including class actions, complex business litigation, contract and employment disputes, constitutional claims, and intellectual property cases.


  • Litigation
  • Products liability
  • Pharmaceutical, medical device, and health care litigation
  • Class and mass action litigation
  • Multidistrict litigation
  • Class and mass action litigation
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  • 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
  • Team Member, The Daily Report’s "Georgia Products Liability & Mass Torts Litigation Department of the Year," 2016-2017
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI), 2017-Present
    • Member, Young Lawyers Division
    • Member, Steering Committee for Young Lawyers Division
      • Chair, Subcommittee for Raising the Bar Publication, 2018-Present
      • Vice-Chair, Subcommittee for Raising the Bar Publication, 2017-2018 
  • Member, Atlanta Legal Aid Society Service Council, 2018-Present
  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers, 2018-Present 
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, 2014-Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, Litigation Section, 2016-Present
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section, 2017-Present
  • Team Leader, Canine Assistants National Volunteer Program, 2012-Present


  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 2014
    • Executive Editor, Wake Forest Law Review
    • Executive Board Member, Student Bar Association
    • Captain, Moot Court Sports Law Team
    • Recipient, CALI Award in Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research; Appellate Advocacy; Advanced Legal Research; and Patent Law
    • Recipient, Brooks Pierce Writing Award
    • Recipient, Law Alum Council Scholarship and Dean’s Grant
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Georgia, 2011
  • Hon. Lisa Godbey Wood, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, 2015-2016
  • Hon. James E. Graham, succeeded by Hon. R. Stan Baker, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, 2014-2015
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Spanish, Conversational
  • French, Conversational