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
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.