Philadelphia, October 16, 2023 – Partner Jennifer Shorr is named as the Co-Chair of Weber Gallagher’s General Liability Practice. With this appointment, 40% of Weber Gallagher’s practice groups are spearheaded by women.
Shorr is based out of the firm’s Philadelphia office. Shorr will join partner Scott Bermack as Co-Chair. The general liability practice 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.
“Jenn’s experience and her exceptional reputation as a litigator make her the perfect addition to help lead our general liability practice group,” said Andrew L. Indeck, chairman of Weber Gallagher. “I am confident that the leadership of both Jenn and Scott will greatly enhance Weber Gallagher's general liability practice, enabling us to effectively meet our clients' requirements and elevate the strategic direction of the team to new heights of accomplishment."
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 managing a variety of high-exposure cases in front of juries in a number of jurisdictions.
“I am honored to have been appointed as co-chair of this highly capable group of talented attorneys,” said Jennifer Shorr. “As a group, we will work collaboratively to support our clients in their legal and business needs.”
Shorr has nearly 30 years of experience defending hundreds of high exposure personal injury cases across New Jersey and Pennsylvania state and federal courts. She represents corporate clients whose businesses span a range of industries, including national supermarkets, restaurants, retail stores, shopping malls, airlines, department stores, banks, trucking companies, and other commercial property owners.
Shorr’s strong litigation experience includes premises liability, general liability, automobile, insurance fraud, trucking, and dram shop claims. Additionally, she is a regular speaker on a myriad of legal topics affecting commercial property owners, enjoys sitting as an arbitrator and mediator in litigation matters, and teaching continuing legal education classes.
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