Weber Gallagher Appoints Scott W. Bermack and Robert D. MacMahon as General Liability Practice Group Co-Chairs

05.09.22

Philadelphia, May 9, 2022 — Weber Gallagher proudly names partners Scott W. Bermack and Robert D. MacMahon as the firm’s General Liability Practice Group Co-Chairs. Bermack is based in Weber Gallagher’s New York office and MacMahon is based in the firm’s Philadelphia office.

Bermack and MacMahon take the helm of an impactful and diverse team of peer-recognized thought-leaders on the cutting edge of legal developments and litigation strategies. The group handles a wide range of general liability matters, including claims involving construction defects, premises liability, property damage, fire loss, liquor liability/dram shop actions, civil actions arising out of the criminal conduct of third persons, defamation/libel and mass tort actions.

“Scott and Rob are savvy and collaborative attorneys who have the depth of experience needed to maintain the high-quality work product from our general liability team,” said Andrew L. Indeck, chairman of Weber Gallagher. “As outstanding trial lawyers and leaders, I know their experience will benefit Weber Gallagher’s general liability practice by ensuring we are addressing our client’s needs and driving the strategic vision of the group to its highest level of success.”

The General Liability Practice Group’s clients include public and private employers, insurers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators, from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Weber Gallagher prides itself on the extensive trial skills of the team’s attorneys, all of whom have had experience in handling a variety of high-exposure cases in front of juries in a number of jurisdictions.

"I'm pleased to have been selected to lead the firm’s effective and experienced general liability team as we continue to grow the practice and help our clients achieve their legal and business goals this year and beyond," said Bermack.

"It is an honor to join Scott as co-chair of Weber Gallagher’s General Liability Practice Group," MacMahon said. "Our team has excelled in and out of the court room. We will continue that tradition and use that solid foundation to achieve even more."

Bermack represents clients in civil claims involving product liability, construction and labor law, premises liability, trucking liability and personal injury and professional negligence. He litigates commercial disputes involving land use, banking, shareholder rights and fiduciary breach.

Bermack’s clients include national retailers, trucking companies, automobile manufacturers, medical and legal professionals, self and large retention insureds and liability insurance carriers. He also has experience in prosecuting and defending insurance coverage suits against carriers and insureds.  He has also defended federal class action lawsuits brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

With more than 30 years of experience, MacMahon focuses his practice on premises liability, dram shop defense, construction, commercial carrier litigation, inadequate security defense, and products liability matters.

MacMahon’s clients include promoters, entertainment companies, nightclubs, concert halls, venues, arenas, bars, restaurants, taverns, retail establishments, janitorial service providers, malls. He provides clients with counsel, training, and advice on risk assessments and avoidance and litigation management. MacMahon has conducted more than 50 jury and bench trials in significant exposure cases.

About Weber Gallagher

At Weber Gallagher, lawyers work collaboratively with clients to understand their legal and business needs and develop impactful results for them. The firm encompasses more than 105 legal professionals working interactively across nine offices in the Mid-Atlantic United States. Weber Gallagher provides legal counseling and representation to local, national, and international businesses, financial institutions, and insurance companies.  With a strong commitment to excellent service and innovative solutions, and a dominant reputation, the firm has an exceptional ability to efficiently address clients’ legal and business concerns, distinguishing Weber Gallagher from other law firms. To learn more, visit www.wglaw.com.

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