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Nina M. Gussack

2017 Speaker

NINA M. GUSSACK is a partner in and the chair of the health sciences department of Pepper Hamilton LLP. She is past chair of Pepper’s executive committee, the firm’s governing body. Gussack’s trial practice is concentrated in civil litigation, with a primary emphasis in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device companies regarding marketed products, investigational new drugs, medical devices and over-the-counter drug products. She serves as national coordinating and trial counsel and as regional counsel in pharmaceutical litigation, including class actions and multidistrict litigation. Gussack is the recipient of numerous awards and high national rankings from publications that track the legal profession, including being named to the “Top 10 Female Litigators” in the United States by Benchmark Litigation, based on receiving “the most robust and vocal ‘best in class’ nominations” by peers and clients. She serves on the ethics committee of Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia and is on the board of directors for WHYY, the leading public media provider in the Philadelphia region. In 2017, she was appointed to the board of directors of Life Sciences Pennsylvania, the trade association for the life sciences industry in Pennsylvania. @pepper_law