Brett A. Tarver is an up-and-coming trial lawyer who has participated on eight trial teams since joining Jones Day in mid-2016. Her practice focuses on complex civil litigation in state and federal courts, including the defense of individual and class action product liability lawsuits.
She has experience in many aspects of discovery, trial preparation, and trial practice, including taking and defending depositions, motions practice, witness preparation, and trial strategy development.
After graduating from law school, Brett spent a year as a fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where she conducted legal analysis and policy development in various areas of medicine and public health in concert with epidemiologists, biostatisticians, and health data analysts.
As a young lawyer, Brett has routinely published on issues pertinent to the defense of products cases and presents regularly at continuing education seminars and on interactive webinars on issues related to products liability.
Brett is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), a national organization of civil defense lawyers, currently serves as vice chair of the Seminar Planning Subcommittee for the DRI Young Lawyers Committee, and is an active member of the Drug and Medical Device Committee.
In 2016, she was awarded the DRI Young Lawyers “Rookie of the Year” Award. She is also a member of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) and the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA). In Atlanta, Brett serves as the chair of Bravo, the Young Professionals branch of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and is a barrister in the Lamar Inn of Court.
- Georgia State University (J.D. summa cum laude 2012; Bleckley Inn of Court; Student Writing Associate Editor, GSU Law Review; Vice President, Moot Court Honor Society);
- Emory University (B.A. in History with a minor in Music Performance 2008)
BAR ADMISSIONS : Georgia and Florida
GOVERNMENT SERVICE :
- Public Health Law Research Fellow,
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
- Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (2012-2013)
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