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


Senter, Goldfarb, Rice, LLC – Partner


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


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


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


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


Meyers, Young & Varner  - Partner


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


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