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October 2, 2020

Expands to Massachusetts, Opening Boston Office

Leading national law firm Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman, LLP (WSHB) is proud to announce the opening of its newest location in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm’s Boston location will provide the firm’s full array of nationwide legal services in both litigated and non-litigated practice areas.

WSHB Partner Christopher J. Seusing has been selected as the managing partner for the firm’s newest location. Seusing called Massachusetts home for many years, first as he earned his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Stonehill College in Easton, MA, and then as he went on to earn his law degree, cum laude, at Suffolk University in downtown Boston. He honed his litigation skills practicing throughout Massachusetts following his graduation from Suffolk.

“Our impetus for opening in Boston is purely client driven,” said firmwide managing partner Stewart Reid. “Over the years, we have received tremendous results with our bench of lawyers already admitted in Massachusetts. With this step, we are planting our flag firmly to continue growth in this important market.”

“We already have considerable legal work in the New England region and have had repeated requests to increase our local presence,” added Seusing. “We bring a proven trial record of consistent results combined with innovation in handling all facets of matters. The new Boston location will service and complement our existing practice areas including professional liability, catastrophic liability and cybersecurity and data privacy.”

As Seusing assumes the role of New England Managing Partner, he will have responsibility for both the Connecticut and Massachusetts offices. Also admitted in New Hampshire, Seusing is uniquely posed to handle this small but important geographic region. In addition, Seusing is admitted to practice in New York.

“Chris is an experienced commercial and complex litigation attorney who specializes in professional liability, catastrophic liability, and cybersecurity and data privacy matters,
said Reid. “He is well-versed in product liability multi-district litigation, mass tort defense and class actions throughout the nation.”

A leader in the firm’s cybersecurity and data privacy practice group, Seusing is a regularly published thought leader and sought after speaker on cybersecurity issues. These issues are of increased import in the pandemic, with cyber taking front and center issues for the companies which have moved to remote working environments. In this regard, Seusing is regularly called out for his expertise in both risk management, coverage and handling of cyber related issues.

About Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman, LLP:

WSHB is a full service litigation firm with offices throughout the United States. The firm has tried over 1,000 cases to verdict, and is internationally recognized for its exceptionally high rate of success. Since the firm’s inception in 1997 by trial lawyers David Wood, Kevin Smith, Stephen Henning and Daniel Berman, WSHB has been known as the national “go to” firm for complex civil litigation in professional liability, employment, commercial, medical malpractice and healthcare, construction, environmental, real estate, transportation, subrogation, toxic tort and intellectual property litigation. Additionally, WSHB also regularly handles first and third party coverage issues for the London market. The firm has been one of the top three law firms in the nation for diversity, and one of the top ten for female lawyers. WSHB’s lawyers take pride in each and every case and all ultimate results. Most of all, WSHB is proud of their organic growth which translates into consistent results and handling office to office.

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