Greenberg Traurig has added shareholder Enjoliqué Aytch Lett to its Miami-based merchandise legal responsibility observe. Lett, who most lately served because the lead lawyer for Akerman’s medical system group, will signify drug firms and medical system producers in high-stakes litigation at Greenberg, the agency stated this week.
In an interview, Lett stated she’s bringing two former Akerman purchasers to Greenberg, together with representing Chinese language drywall producer Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd, which has confronted litigation over issues from poisonous drywall.
Lett has represented a number of high-profile purchasers in complicated industrial litigation, together with Beneath Armour, and served as lead counsel within the nation’s first hernia mesh litigation case.
Lett stated she appears ahead to persevering with her work in medical product legal responsibility and increasing to pharmaceutical firm legal responsibility protection at Greenberg. “A lot of the nation wants a medical system or a pharmaceutical,” she stated. “Due to the huge enlargement of the market base, there may very well be litigation that follows.”
The pandemic hasn’t stifled Lett’s skill to signify purchasers in courtroom, she stated. “Fortunately, there was a really sturdy video conferencing platform,” Lett stated. “We’ve had hearings and brought depositions by way of quite a few video conferencing platforms. I haven’t felt an interruption within the observe.”
Lett labored as an affiliate on the Am Legislation 50 agency’s Atlanta workplace between 2009 and 2012 and stated she stored in touch with Lori G. Cohen, who chairs Greenberg’s pharmaceutical, medical system and well being care litigation observe. Lett credit Cohen and Sabrina R. Gallo, a shareholder within the observe, with the enlargement of the group, which has added shareholder Rebecca A. Ocariz and affiliate Akiesha Gilcrist Sainvil within the final 12 months.
“Greenberg’s merchandise legal responsibility observe has grown immensely in addition to the observe within the Miami workplace,” Lett stated. “I used to be lucky to be in contact with Lori and the Greenberg product group and watched it develop into different merchandise, and I’ve additionally accomplished an enlargement of my very own with regard to mass tort work.”