Phone: 215.279.8903
Fax:     215.279.9244
Email: kwerner@brownwerner.com

Kristin Werner concentrates her practice in complex business and commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States and in commercial arbitrations, regulatory and administrative agency proceedings. Ms. Werner also counsels clients on litigation avoidance and management of complex litigation.

Ms. Werner has twenty years of experience handling complex matters involving commercial contracts, extra-contractual liability, corporate investigations, energy, nuclear power, employment, unfair competition, insurance and reinsurance, transportation, intellectual property, trade secrets, commercial real estate disputes, products liability, Lanham Act and antitrust claims. Ms. Werner’s experience also includes matters involving hazardous waste, natural resources damage, gasoline, terminals and pipelines.

Ms. Werner is a graduate of Villanova University School of Law, where she was a member of the Villanova Law Review, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from St. Joseph’s University.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Employee Concerns
  • Allegation Response
  • Energy, Environment and Resources
  • Transportation
  • Employment
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Bad Faith
  • Nuclear
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Litigation Avoidance Counseling

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S.Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S.District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S.District Court for the Southern District of New York

Education

  • VillanovaUniversitySchoolof Law, J.D., 1993
    Villanova Law Review
  • St. Joseph’s University, B.A., International Relations/Honors Program, 1990

Experience

  • Brown Werner LLP
    – Partner, 2011-present
  • Brown Werner & Brothers LLP
    – Partner, 2009-2011
  • Duane Morris LLP
    – Partner, 2006-2009
  • Cozen O’Connor
    – Member, 1998-2006
  • Anapol, Schwartz, Weiss and Cohan
    – Associate, 1993-1998

Selected Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Co-author, “Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts,” Vol. I, Ch.13, Issue and Claim Preclusion, (2d ed. 2005)
  • Panelist, “Charting Your Course: Career Alternatives for Lawyers, Part One: Alternatives Within the Practice of Law,” Philadelphia Bar Association Committee on Women in the Profession