Board of Trustees: Mara H. Cohara

Mara H. Cohara

Mara H. Cohara

Partner, Lathrop & Gage, LLP, Kansas City, Mo.

Mara leads the tort department at Lathrop & Gage LLP. She focuses her practice on litigation matters involving toxic tort, nuisance, product liability, premises liability, breach of warranty, and other commercial issues. She has significant experience in coordinating large-scale “bet the company” matters and defending high-profile lawsuits that involve media and community attention.

She is active throughout the civic and legal communities, holding board positions on organizations that include 100+ Women Who Care, Platte County Community Center YMCA, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation, University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Alumni Association, Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance, and more.