Corena G. Larimer is an Associate in the San Francisco office of Tucker Ellis, where she focuses her practice on complex litigation involving medical & pharmaceutical products. A substantial portion of her practice is devoted to briefing dispositive motions in federal appellate and trial courts, and she has helped obtain dismissal of numerous pharmaceutical cases on the basis of federal preemption.
Corena earned her law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was a contributing editor for the Case Western Reserve Law Review and a member of the National Moot Court Team and the Jonathan Ault Mock Trial Team. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Oberlin College.
Before joining Tucker Ellis, Corena was a judicial extern for the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. For several years before beginning law school, Corena worked as a housing counselor and community involvement coordinator at the Home Repair Resource Center, a non-profit housing organization in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
"Design Defects and Generic Drugs: The Supreme Court Steps In," DRI's RX for the Defense (January 2013)
"A Sliver of Impossibility, Perhaps?" Drug and Device Law Blog (Oct. 26, 2012)
“Equal Protection from Execution: Expanding Atkins to Include Mentally Impaired Offenders,” 60 Case Western Reserve Law Review 925 (2010)
Defense Research Institute
Bar Association of San Francisco