Rochelle Gumapac Elected DRI State Representative for Delaware
Partner Rochelle Gumapac has been elected Defense Research Institute (DRI) State Representative for Delaware by the Defense Counsel of Delaware. In this role, Rochelle will facilitate DRI's involvement with the Defense Counsel of Delaware, including representing DRI at the organization's board meetings. She will also attend DRI's Leadership Conference and Atlantic Regional Conference, where she will collaborate with fellow representatives to discuss the defense landscape, partnerships with local and state defense organizations and educational opportunities for DRI's members. Rochelle has been elected to serve a three-year term.
DRI is the international membership organization of all lawyers involved in the defense of civil litigation. It is committed to enhancing the skills, effectiveness and professionalism of defense lawyers; anticipating and addressing issues germane to defense lawyers and the civil justice system; promoting appreciation of the role of the defense lawyer; and improving the civil justice system and preserving the civil jury.
Rochelle focuses her practice on complex civil litigation arising from environmental/toxic tort, product liability, real estate professional malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, insurance bad faith claims and construction defect and design. She has successfully handled numerous matters from initiation to settlement or trial in administrative and regulatory board hearings and across all Delaware state courts, the District of Delaware Bankruptcy Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
In addition to Rochelle, White and Williams lawyers Kevin Cottone, Bob Devine, Bill Kennedy, Timothy Keough, Sean Mahoney, Randy Maniloff, Debbie Sandler, Chris Singewald and Liz Venditta are active DRI members.
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