A TTORNEY ADVER TISING
The fortitude to take on major corporations and the resources to do so
With headquarters directly across from Grand Central Terminal and
regional offices expanding throughout the country, Marc J. Bern &
Partners LLP is rapidly increasing its position as a national leader in mass
tort litigation. The firm represents thousands of claimants in various
mass tort matters, including the Bard and Cook IVC Filter litigations,
Xarelto, Plavix, Vaginal Mesh and Risperdal. In addition, the firm
represents railroad workers across the nation in FELA lawsuits and is an
industry leader in World Trade Center Zadroga claims.
makes Marc J. Bern & Partners an extremely strong advocate for its clients.
Marc J. Bern has been breaking new ground in complex tort litigation
for more than 40 years. He has represented clients in hundreds of
mass tort, medical malpractice and products liability cases. Virtually
unmatched in recognition from his peers and industry leaders, Bern has
achieved the prestigious AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell® for 25 years,
has been honored on the Super Lawyers list 11 years running and has
received multiple Top 100 awards. He credits his success to his tenacity
and strong, blue-collar work ethic.
Bern has been a champion of high-profile causes for over 40 years.
His latest undertaking is on behalf of the children and families of Flint,
Michigan, affected by the city’s water crisis—the firm is fighting for justice
for more than 2,000 individuals and businesses in this man-made disaster.
Edward L. C. Marcowitz, named to Super Lawyers six years in row, serves
as the firm’s managing partner as well as leading the September 11th
Victims Compensation Fund team. His experience in representing those
affected by the attacks on our country that day is simply unmatched.
Senior partner Joseph Cappelli, head of the Philadelphia office, is one of
the country’s leaders in FELA railroad litigation, representing railroaders
from coast-to-coast. A true tactician, Cappelli has a wide breadth of
knowledge in many areas of the law, including asbestos-related cancer,
mesothelioma and many other occupational-related diseases.
Chet Kern is a nationally recognized trial lawyer as well. From lead paint
litigation to the most complicated medical malpractice or products
liability cases, his work is recognized throughout the nation.
Bern’s former partner, Alan Ripka, continues to be “Trial Counsel” to the
profession as well as “Of Counsel” to Marc J. Bern & Partners LLP.
Since 2000, Bern and his partners have been a part of cases and claims
producing more than $2 billion in recoveries. The firm is trial counsel to
several well-established firms and finds these referrals to be its highest honor.
MARC J. BERN & PARTNERS LLP
MARC J. BERN & PARTNERS LLP • bernllp.com
One Grand Central Place, 60 E. 42nd St., Suite 950, New York, N Y 10165
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SEATED (L TO R): Diane M. Coffey, Edward L. C. Marcowitz*, Marc J. Bern*, Joseph J. Cappelli, Elliot M. Schaktman, Erica C. Stapleton**;
S TANDING: Omar H. Kazmi, Brian H. Brick, Tate J. Kunkle**, Margaret E. Cordner**, Rick M. Barreca*, Thomas J. Joyce,
Mahesh Nair**, Aoife-Róisín Bourke, Adam B. Blaier, Alex Colella, Alan S. Ripka*†; NOT PIC TURED: Chet W. Kern,
John C. Clark, Alex R. Straus**, Mark J. Mustin, Shawn M. Sassaman
*CHOSEN TO 2016 SUPER LAW YERS; **CHOSEN TO 2016 RISING STARS; †OF COUNSEL
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