Mara Cohara Honored as a Top Woman Executive in Kansas City


Lathrop GPM Partner Mara Cohara was named to Ingram’s WeKC class of 2021. The award recognizes women executives who demonstrate positive executive leadership and significant contributions to the Kansas City region.

Mara is leader of the Environmental and Tort Practice Group and member of the firm's Executive Committee. She also maintains a successful legal practice focused on litigation matters involving toxic tort, nuisance, product liability, premises liability, breach of warranty and the defense of religious institutions.

She is active in many civic and legal organizations, serving as a board member with groups including Camp Fire, Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge Foundation, Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance, and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation.

In her interview with Ingram’s, Mara said, “It has taken 20 years of practicing law, but I am finally starting to see a more equal pathway to leadership for women in the profession.”