Lori G Cohen

Lori G Cohen
Office:
Terminus 200
3333 Piedmont Road NE
Suite 2500
30305
City:
Atlanta
State:
Georgia
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 678 553 2385
Fax:
+1 678 553 2386

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Life Sciences: Product Liability

Lori G Cohen is a shareholder with Greenberg Traurig LLP, an international law firm with 2,000 attorneys, including over 600 litigators. She is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig's global litigation practice, chair of its national trial practice and of its pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation practice of more than 100 attorneys.

Lori has a national litigation practice focusing on representing life sciences companies in product liability litigation across the United States and internationally. Lori is national counsel for a medical device manufacturer, handling its litigation including class actions, multidistrict litigation, and trials nationally. She has served as both national counsel and regional counsel for pharmaceutical and medical device companies and has expertise in mass tort, multidistrict and class action litigation. She has defended numerous healthcare providers, including physicians, hospitals and managed care entities nationwide. She also has vast experience in other products liability, commercial litigation and jury trials of all kinds.

Lori has obtained 57 defence verdicts at trial. During recent years, she obtained defence verdicts as a result of a two month trial with US$28 million in alleged damages involving pelvic mesh implants against a medical device manufacturer of women’s health products; a two-month trial with $30 million in alleged damages involving a laser-resistant endotracheal tube against a medical device manufacturer; a three-month trial with $78 million in alleged damages against the world’s leading manufacturer of pacemakers; and a four-week trial with $20 million in alleged damages involving an implantable neurostimulation device.

Lori has been referred to as a “product liability star” by The American Lawyer and is noted by clients in Chambers USA as being a “fine trial lawyer” who is “fearless, has enormous energy and her clients feel extremely well served when she’s in charge”.

Lori has been selected as a Law360 (2016) "trial MVP", a Law360 (2015) "trial ace", a Law360 (2012) "top female trial attorney” and has been profiled twice in The National Law Journal’s "Winning Litigators", a special report recognising the top litigators in the US, most recently in 2016. Her team’s victory in a $28 million pelvic mesh trial was recognized as the "top defence verdict of 2016" by Courtroom View Network. She has been named as one of “the 50 most influential women lawyers in America” by The National Law Journal, which also recognised two of her defence trial victories as “top defence wins” in recent years, and featured her in its "Top 40 Under 40" list, which highlights the 40 most successful litigators under the age of 40 in the country. She is listed in The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Legal 500 – United States; Chambers USAOutstanding Lawyers in America; LMG Life Sciences’ "Life Science Stars"; and Georgia Trend's "Legal Elite". She has also been named in several lists in Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, including "Top 10 Georgia Super Lawyers" (2013–2017), "Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers" (2005–2017) and "Top 50 Female Georgia Super Lawyers" (2005–2017). Lori was one of a very small group of attorneys selected nationally for inclusion in the national pharmaceutical industry products liability table in Chambers USA (2010–2017).

WWL says: Lori Cohen is warmly endorsed by international commentators who applaud her vast experience handling complex product liability litigation relating to medical devices and pharmaceutical products.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Product Liability Defence

Lori G Cohen is a shareholder with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm with 2,000 attorneys, including over 600 litigators. She is the co-chair of Greenberg Traurig's global litigation practice and chair of its national trial practice and its pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation practice of more than 100 attorneys.

Lori has a national litigation practice focusing on representing life sciences companies in product liability litigation across the United States and internationally. Lori is national counsel for a medical device manufacturer, handling its litigation including class actions, multidistrict litigation, and trials nationally. She has served as both national counsel and regional counsel for pharmaceutical and medical device companies and has expertise in mass tort, multidistrict and class action litigation. She has defended numerous healthcare providers, including physicians, hospitals and managed care entities nationwide. She also has vast experience in other products liability, commercial litigation and jury trials of all kinds.

Lori has obtained 57 defence verdicts at trial. During recent years, she obtained defence verdicts as a result of a two-month trial with US$28 million in alleged damages involving pelvic mesh implants against a medical device manufacturer of women’s health products; a two-month trial with US$30 million in alleged damages involving a laser-resistant endotracheal tube against a medical device manufacturer; a three-month trial with US$78 million in alleged damages against the world's leading manufacturer of pacemakers; a four-week trial with US$20 million in alleged damages involving an implantable neurostimulation device; a four-week trial with US$18 million in alleged damages involving three consolidated cases against the manufacturer of a continuous local anaesthesia infusion drug pump; and a three-week medical malpractice trial for a hospital involving allegations of an overdose on a patient controlled analgesia (PCA) pump.

Lori has been referred to as a “product liability star” by The American Lawyer and is noted by clients in Chambers USA as being a “fine trial lawyer” who is “fearless, has enormous energy and her clients feel extremely well served when she’s in charge”.

Lori has been selected as named by Law360 as a "Trial MVP" (2016), a "Trial Ace" (2015) and a "Top Female Trial Attorney” (2012). The National Law Journal has twice included her in “Winning Litigators”, its special report recognising the top litigators in the US (most recently in 2016). It also featured her in its list of "The 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America”; recognised two of her defence trial victories as "Top Defense Wins" in recent years; and included her in its "Top 40 Under 40” list highlighting the country’s 40 most successful litigators under the age of 40.

She is listed in The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Legal 500: United StatesChambers USA GuideOutstanding Lawyers in AmericaLMG Life Sciences "Life Science Stars"; Georgia Trend's "Legal Elite"; and Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, including its lists of "Top 10 Georgia Super Lawyers" (2013–2018; ranked second in 2016 and third in 2017) "Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers" (2005–2018) and "Top 50 Female Georgia Super Lawyers" (2005–2018).

Lori was one of a very small group of attorneys selected nationally for inclusion in the 2010–2018 editions of Chambers and Partners USA Guide's national pharmaceutical industry products liability table.

WWL says: Lori Cohen is praised by market sources as “a top trial lawyer” with an “absolutely fantastic” practice that provides representation on pharmaceutical and medical device matters.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Product Liability Defence which can be purchased from our Shop.

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