Rhoades McKee Expands the Insurance Defense Practice Group

 

(January 14, 2014 – Grand Rapids, MI) – Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Steven C. Berry and Christopher S. Berry have joined the firm’s Insurance Defense Practice Group.

“We are excited to welcome both Steven and Christopher into our firm.  Their knowledge and experience further expands our services in Medical Malpractice, Insurance Defense, as well as Personal Injury Litigation.  They join our existing Insurance Defense team of nine other attorneys and two nursing paralegals,” stated Pamela J. Cross, Vice President of Practice Chair Development.

With over 35 years of litigation experience, Steven C. Berry focuses his practice in medical malpractice defense.  He assists physicians, nurses, midlevel health care providers and hospital entities in professional liability actions including negotiations, depositions, trial and appeal.

Steven received his Juris Doctor from the University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Law (1976).  He obtained his Bachelor of the Arts Degree from Hope College (1972).

“Rhoades McKee enjoys a statewide reputation for successfully handling legal matters with a cost effective and practical approach,” stated Steven Berry.   “Their philosophy parallels the commitment that I have shared with my clients for over 35 years.  I also look forward to offering my clients the benefits of working with a team of other attorneys including business, tax, real estate, environmental, probate and family law,” he continued. 

Christopher S. Berry routinely handles high exposure claims representing a diverse client list from defending doctors, hospitals and other health care providers in professional liability matters to navigating commercial litigation matters for contractors, employers and religious entities.

Also a Hope College Graduate (2002), Christopher completed his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School (2005).

Prior to joining Rhoades McKee, the attorneys based their practice in Holland, Michigan.

 

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About Rhoades McKee:

Founded in 1960, Rhoades McKee is a West Michigan law firm with nearly 50 members. We specialize in representing consumers and businesses in a wide range of legal matters, including business, tax and corporate law; real estate, construction and environmental law; labor and employment law; health care law, estate planning and probate law; family law; professional liability and insurance defense; bankruptcy law; and litigation and dispute resolution.