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Sara Thompson

Greenberg Traurig

Sara K. Thompson is Chair of the firm’s 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.


Defended medical device manufacturers: products & sales rep liability, pain pump devices, cardiac rhythm management devices, neurostimulation device (CD)

Defended brand and generic pharmaceutical manufacturers: products liability, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Represented American automobile manufacturer

Represented European fiber distributor

Medical Malpractice: wrongful death in GA (CD), plastic surgery practice

Counseled consumer products manufacturers: recalls of consumer electronics & furniture products


J.D., cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2000
B.A., cum laude, Florida State University, 1997

Publications & Presentations

Author, GT article, “Trends to Watch: 2023 Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation,” 2023

Co-author, Law360 article, “Product Liability Defense In The Last Decade — And The Next,” 2020

Co-author, GT article, ” Litigation 2019 Second Edition: Law and Practice – USA,” 2019