Cara Edwards focuses her practice on life sciences and health care. She defends some of the world's largest life sciences companies in complex, large-scale mass tort and class action product liability matters, and in parallel regulatory and government enforcement proceedings as well. 

Cara helps clients work through complex and multifaceted problems. She works with them to develop strategies guided by their business goals, so they can achieve their desired outcomes. 

She has served as national coordinating counsel, collaborated with clients to prepare for trial jury cases and appeals, and successfully resolved many notable multi-district litigation matters throughout the US.

A staunch advocate for inclusivity, Cara is Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Leadership Alliance for Women, a program aimed at retaining, promoting, and developing women lawyers at the firm. She is also the lead diversity relationship partner for several of her clients. In this capacity, she ensures our teams represent a shared firm-client commitment to diverse representation.