Commercial Litigator Joins White and Williams LLP
White and Williams LLP is pleased to welcome Kevin F. Berry as a partner located in the Philadelphia office. He is a member of the Commercial Litigation Department.
Berry comes to the firm from Duane Morris where he specialized in turnaround work for financial service companies. He has represented financial institutions, insurance, reinsurance and banking entities and corporations in a variety of commercial matters, and has tried more than 175 civil jury trial to verdict. Some recent highlights include successfully collecting $1.6 billion in disputed reinsurance claims on behalf of a domestic carrier for losses stemming from the September 11th attack on the World Trade Center. In addition, he successfully defended an insurance company in a $150 million commercial claim, secured a $10.2 million verdict on behalf of a real estate developer and obtained a $1 million verdict on behalf of a franchisee in a dispute with a franchisor.
“We are pleased to welcome Kevin to the firm,” said Michael Olsan, Chair of the Commercial Litigation Department. “His extensive experience in complex commercial litigation further enhances the group’s depth in trying cases and providing counseling to clients throughout the country.”
“Kevin’s breadth and diversity of experience makes him a perfect fit for the firm,” said Patricia Santelle, Chair of the firm. “His record of success with complex cases, including his significant trial experience, advances the excellent reputation of our firm.”
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