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    Andrea Verney Kerstein is an associate in the Chicago office of Locke Lord LLP where she practices in the Firm’s business litigation and arbitration and product liability practice groups. Andrea has experience representing both local and international plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters.

    Representative Experience

    • Obtained a panel order granting reformation of a life reinsurance treaty and damages for breach of contract
    • Assisted in obtaining a multi-million dollar pre-trial settlement as plaintiff in lawsuit in a horizontal drilling products liability matter
    • Defended marketer of oil and gas assets against multi-million dollar counterclaims; case settled before trial with payment made to marketer
    • Represents UK-based well service provider in breach of warranty case
    • Assists in representation of oil and gas company in multimillion dollar suit alleging products liability, breach of warranty, and negligence-based claims
    • Assisted in obtaining confirmation of arbitration award in favor of marine service company
    • Obtained settlement in AAA arbitration against exploration and drilling company in construction-based breach of contract matter
    • Obtained verdict in bench trial representing plaintiff industrial services company in breach of warranty matter

    Professional History

    • Associate, Restructuring & Turnaround Practice, Huron Consulting Group, Chicago (2007-2009)

    Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

    • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators


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