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Kenneth Berman

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Kenneth R. Berman is a litigation partner at Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP in Boston. He co-chairs the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group and focuses on complex business disputes and intellectual property litigation.

Mr. Berman is the author of the book Reinventing Witness Preparation: Unlocking the Secrets to Testimonial Success, which is quickly becoming a best seller among ABA-published books. The book challenges all the orthodox assumptions about how witnesses are supposed to testify and presents a compelling, in-depth analysis of why the conventional approach to witness preparation so often generates losing testimony. The book treats in depth ideas introduced in Mr. Berman’s path breaking 2015 article “Reinventing Witness Preparation,” published in Litigation Journal.

Mr. Berman frequently writes and lectures on topics of legal interest, professional responsibility, high profile litigation, and advanced litigation techniques.  His articles have appeared in Litigation, the National Law Journal, the Boston Bar Journal, the Boston Globe, and other publications.  His popular article “Reinventing Discovery Under The New Federal Rules” appeared in the spring 2016 issue of Litigation Journal.

Mr. Berman is a member of the Council of the ABA’s Section of Litigation. He previously co-chaired the Section’s Corporate Counsel Committee and Business Torts Committee. He is a former member of the Boston Bar Association’s Council and Executive Committee and a former chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Litigation Section.

Mr. Berman received a J.D. with high honors from the University Of Connecticut, where he was an editor of the Connecticut Law Review.  He received a B.A. from Yale.

 

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