Bert Markovich has defended his clients in more than 100 trials through verdict, obtaining favorable results in over 90%. He focuses his practice on maritime law, the defense of complex and high-stakes litigation (including class action and mass tort), and product liability litigation. He represents several manufacturers, including Atlas Copco, Coloplast, NACCO and Trident Seafoods. In more than 30 years of practice, Bert has been involved in many of the most complex and high-profile trials in the region, including obtaining a defense verdict as lead counsel in a class action trial involving a product manufacturer, and serving as lead trial counsel in high-stakes maritime and pharmaceutical cases.
A force in the courtroom
Bert tried over 10 criminal jury cases while still in law school, and his first civil trial was within 3 months of entering the practice of law. He has had an active trial practice ever since. In the last 10 to 15 years, his cases have involved complex commercial disputes, wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury. Helping maritime and manufacturing clients resolve thorny disputes is the aspect of his practice that he finds most intriguing. A varsity football player in college, Bert enjoys competition, and his trial practice allows him to continue competing in the defense of his clients.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution | Product Liability
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