Mara Cohara Named to Missouri Power List for Business Defense


KANSAS CITY, MO (June 2022) — Lathrop GPM Partner Mara Cohara was named to the Missouri Lawyers Media Power List” for Business Defense for a second consecutive year.

Cohara focuses her practice on litigation matters involving toxic tort, nuisance, product liability, premises liability, breach of warranty and the defense of religious institutions. She defends clients in jury trials, mediations and arbitrations. Cohara’s track record spans state and federal courts in more than 20 states, and she has an established track record of bringing adversarial parties to agreement.

Cohara is Leader of the Environmental and Tort Practice Group and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. She is also ranked in Chambers USA, selected among The Best Lawyers in America®, named to the 2021 class of WeKC - Women Executives Kansas City by Ingram’s, and named a 2020 “Women Who Mean Business” by Kansas City Business Journal, among other accolades.

The “Power List – Business Defense” features the most powerful business defense attorneys in Missouri as identified by Missouri Lawyer Media. The list is based on records of verdicts and settlements, interviews with attorneys and other leaders around the state, and the archives of Missouri Lawyers Weekly.