Brett Tarver is an associate in the Health Sciences Litigation group. Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers facing tort claims rely on Brett to enthusiastically advocate in their defense throughout the life of a case, from the initial complaint through the verdict at trial.
Brett defends primarily pharmaceutical and medical device companies in litigation involving mass tort, personal injury and wrongful death claims in state and federal courts across the United States. She has experience in all aspects of discovery, trial preparation, and trial practice including taking and defending depositions, motions practice, witness preparation, trial strategy development, and witness examinations at trial. She has experience serving as trial counsel for a global tobacco manufacturer in trials across the United States, from Massachusetts to the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Brett routinely publishes and presents regularly at continuing education seminars and on interactive webinars on issues pertinent to the defense of products cases. Following law school, she completed a fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where she worked with epidemiologists and biostatisticians in evaluating and crafting public health legal policies.
Brett received her law degree from Georgia State University, summa cum laude, and her bachelor’s degree from Emory University. In Atlanta, she serves as a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s board of directors and is a barrister in the Lamar Inn of Court.