ATLANTA, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sara K. Thompson, Of Counsel in Greenberg Traurig LLP's Atlanta office, has been selected by Law360's Rising Stars, as one of only five attorneys nationwide for Product Liability. This award honors attorneys under the age of 40 who have demonstrated outstanding legal achievements. Thompson was recognized for achievements in representing medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.
"The firm is very proud of Sara's great success," stated Lori Cohen, shareholder and chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group. "Sara is a tremendous asset to the firm and our clients."
Thompson is an integral part of Greenberg Traurig's Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Group, which has more than 90 attorneys. The team was recently selected as a 2011 Products Liability Practice of the Year by Law360. Click here to view the Law360 profile. The firm's national Products Liability Practice is also recognized in the 2011 edition of the Chambers and Partners USA Guide, an annual listing of the leading business lawyers and law firms in the world, and in the 2011 edition of Legal 500: United States.
Thompson concentrates her practice on products liability litigation, with a particular emphasis on representing manufacturers of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and other consumer products in litigation in state and federal courts nationwide. She also regularly counsels manufacturers regarding such pre-litigation matters as drafting of appropriate warning language for product labeling and manuals, as well as other product recall and reporting issues. In addition, she defends medical providers in complex medical malpractice cases in Georgia.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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