Butler Snow attorney Kari L. Sutherland will serve on a panel at the upcoming DRI Drug & Medical Device Virtual Seminar on April 30. The panel, titled “Life After Remand,” will feature panelists from Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Arnold & Porter alongside Sutherland as they discuss some of the differences in life after remand from different MDLs, but more importantly, the similarities that are inherent in any large products litigation. More information on the seminar and session can be found here.
Sutherland is a trial attorney who focuses her practice on pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. She has tried many pharmaceutical cases in various jurisdictions across the country and currently serves as a crucial part of a national counsel team defending prescription medical devices.
Sutherland has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America®, Mid-South Super Lawyers for Personal Injury – Products: Defense since 2013 and by Benchmark Litigation as one of its Top 250 Women in Litigation (2016-2020). She also received a 2017 Burton Award and a 2018 Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association “The Quarterly” Editorial Award for her written work.
Sutherland is a member of the American, Mississippi, Tennessee, 5th Circuit and Lafayette County Bar Associations, Defense Research Institute, Fellowship of the Litigation Counsel of America, Federalist Society, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association and Trial Attorneys of America. She is also a former special agent for the U.S. Secret Service. Sutherland received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and her Juris Doctor from Mississippi College School of Law.