W. Berkeley Mann, Jr.

Special Counsel

W. Berkeley Mann Jr.

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Mr. Mann is Special Counsel to the firm, and concentrates his practice in the areas of general liability, construction litigation, commercial litigation, and complex litigation in related areas of insurance law. Mr. Mann is designated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. He has handled cases involving complex construction issues, civil rights and employment claims, workers compensation defense, complex banking and commercial litigation, as well as the defense of catastrophic injury claims. He has taught for the Continuing Legal Education office of the Colorado Bar Association as well as for the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association.


Professional experience:

Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC - Special Counsel

2005-Present

Senter, Goldfarb, Rice, LLC – Partner

 1999-2005

Insurance Company of North America/CIGNA – Managing Attorney
    And Senior Trial Attorney for Colorado and Wyoming

 1988-1999

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – Senior Trial Attorney
    And Section Chief for Colorado and Wyoming Litigation

 1986-1988

 Smart, DeFurio, Brooks, Eklind & McClure, PC - Senior Associate

1983-1986

Office of the States Attorney for Washington County, MD
    Assistant Prosecutor

1981-1982

Meyers, Young & Varner  - Partner

 1975-1981

Bar admissions:

  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 1975
  • Maryland Federal District Court, 1975
  • Colorado Supreme Court, 1983
  • Colorado Federal District Court, 1983

Professional activities: (some positions not currently held)

  • Member, Colorado Bar Association
  • Member, Denver Bar Association
  • Member, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Graduate, National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Education:

  • Juris Doctor with Honors, University of Maryland, 1975
  • Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College, 1972