Greenberg Traurig Grows National Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Led By Atlanta Shareholder Lori G. Cohen

ATLANTA - Greenberg Traurig's Atlanta-based national Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Group continues to grow with the addition of Ginger Heyman Pigott.

Pigott, who joins as a shareholder, will work closely with Lori G. Cohen, chair of  national group and co-chair of the firm's Atlanta Litigation Practice.  Pigott will be based in the Los Angeles office.  She  was previously a partner at Reed Smith.  She represents national and international pharmaceutical and medical device companies in products liability and commercial litigation matters.

Greenberg Traurig's Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Group has more than 90 attorneys. 

Pigott's primary focus in recent years has been the defense of medical device and pharmaceutical product liability lawsuits, ranging from diabetes management products to spinal, neurological and cardiovascular products, as well as implantable medical devices for various indications.  She also focuses on external medical devices and equipment, pharmaceutical drugs, nutraceuticals and biologics.  Pigott routinely consults with clients in a variety of industries regarding litigation exposure relating to product launches.  This includes instructions for use, general labeling and other product liability issues.

A frequent author and lecturer, Pigott's work has been published in The Los Angeles Daily Journal, San Francisco Daily Journal, Tort & Insurance Law Journal and Food and Drug Law Institute.  She has presented on various topics at Legal Tech West, the Defense Research Institute Annual Meeting, Legal Marketing Association conferences and the American Conference Institute's 3rd Annual E-Discovery and Litigation Readiness for Life Sciences conference.  Pigott received her B.A., with honors, from  the University of Michigan and her J.D., with honors, from Loyola University of Chicago Law School.

Greenberg Traurig LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1,800 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.gtlaw.com