Sara K. Thompson is Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice. She concentrates her practice on defense of products liability litigation, with an emphasis on representing manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other consumer products in state and federal courts nationwide. Sara has experience managing individual, nationwide and mass tort litigation matters involving a variety of pharmaceuticals including anti-arrhythmic medications, contraceptives, oncology medications, anti-nausea, anti-convulsant and anti-depressant medications, as well as medical devices including opthalmic devices, neurostimulators, cardiac devices, pain pumps, surgical tools, and orthopedic implants. Sara also defends class action and mass litigation involving personal care products, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. Sara regularly counsels manufacturers regarding review and drafting of appropriate warning language for product labeling, recalls and reporting, Consumer Products Safety Commission recalls and compliance, and other pre-litigation matters. In addition, Sara defends medical providers and facilities in complex medical malpractice cases in Georgia.
Prior to joining the firm, Sara spent four years as a litigation associate with two prominent law firms in Boston, Massachusetts.