Marisa Trasatti focuses her practice primarily on civil litigation, with an emphasis on product liability litigation, including cases involving drugs and medical devices. She serves as outside General Counsel for Sciton, Inc., a prominent medical and dermatological laser company based in Palo Alto, California. Marisa has experience litigating medical malpractice and insurance defense cases and has defended, locally and nationally, several large corporations in connection with toxic tort litigation. Her experience in life sciences includes domestic and international regulatory issues; negotiation, design and drafting of clinical trial agreements; interpreting court pronouncements; and vetting marketing materials for domestic and international regulatory compliance. Marisa also handles a broad spectrum of matters related to corporate, employment, regulatory, contract and product liability issues in the United States and abroad. She has lectured on the topics of Federal Preemption, learned intermediary defense and social media.
In addition, Marisa’s workload includes consultation on corporate matters relating to international expansion in Canada, the Middle East/North Africa, Australia, Japan, Korea and elsewhere. She counsels on issues such as regulatory, patent, corporate and human resources matters.
Marisa has published articles for the FDCC, CLM and MDC. She serves as corresponding editor for the FDCC Flyer and is a contributing author for the chapter on "Leadership for Lawyers," an FDCC e-Book to be published in 2017. She co-authored the FDCC State Law Compendium on Maryland Negligence Law.
Early in her career Marisa served as a judicial intern for The Honorable Lawrence R. Daniels, Circuit Court for Baltimore County and legislative assistant to the late Honorable Senator John Cade.
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Articles in the National Law Review database by Marisa Trasatti