LOS ANGELES – May 21, 2020 – Ginger Pigott of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will participate as a speaker in the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council’s (MassMEDIC) MedTech Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, May 21, 2020.
The May event will include topics such as:
- The New World: Adapting Medical Device Clinical Trials in a Global Pandemic and Beyond
- Litigation Trends/Impacts from COVID 19 and Immunity from Products Liability Lawsuits
- Keeping Product Development Plans on Track during Uncertainty
Hosted by MassMEDIC, theMedtech Virtual TownHall is a weekly video conference for the members of the MedTech Community. According to MassMEDIC’ website, the weekly virtual gatherings are intended to keep their members up to date and share knowledge on the current issues impacting healthcare and the medical tech industry. The virtual TownHalls provide a regular opportunity for networking and discussion during COVID 19.
Pigott, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office, is vice chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice and focuses her practice on products liability litigation with an emphasis on the defense of complex medical device and pharmaceutical products. She handles high-stakes, single-plaintiff cases (including through trial) and complex litigation, including MDLs, coordinated state actions and class actions working as both national and regional counsel. She also works with companies to reduce and eliminate litigation risk and has been instrumental in achieving early resolution by way of alternative dispute resolution and dispositive motions in a number of cases.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group: The Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group is an integral part of the firm’s 600+ attorney Litigation Practice. Led by “trial wizard” Lori G. Cohen, this team is nationally recognized for its dynamic courtroom presence, responsiveness to clients, and deep subject matter knowledge. Recent recognitions include the shortlist for Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 “Product Liability Firm of the Year”; national rankings for 2019 “Product Liability & Mass Torts” from Chambers USA Guide; and national rankings for 2019 “Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices” from The Legal 500 United States.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 41 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. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.