Kristopher J. Verra

Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Kristopher J. Verra

Kristopher J. Verra

Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Kris focuses his practice on the defense of companies involved in individual and complex tort and product liability matters. Kris has represented companies in a variety of industries, including chemical manufacturing, construction, pharmaceutical and medical device, alarm services and life safety and tobacco. His work includes managing a jurisdictional docket of smoking-and-health cases, and he develops and executes strategies for defending against each case on his docket. Kris has served on dozens of case teams and trial teams in the defense of personal injury and wrongful death cases in both state and federal court.

In addition to docket management, Kris’ work includes deposing plaintiffs and experts, attending hearings and participating in mediation. He has experience in all aspects of litigation including pretrial fact investigation and discovery, expert discovery, motion practice, trial and appellate work.

Kris has developed a deep knowledge of financial damages in litigation, focusing especially on how to combat or mitigate them. He has deposed expert economists on damages calculations and pursued aggressive motions practice challenging opposing parties’ damages models.

Kris is also committed to serving his community. As part of his pro bono work, Kris volunteers as an attorney ad litem for Crossroads for Florida Kids, Inc. and has served as a guardian ad litem. He also serves as treasurer on the board of directors for the PACE Center for Girls’ Hillsborough branch, and on Shook’s Pro Bono and Associates' committees.

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Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP provides legal services. The firm's practice areas include agriculture & food safety, antitrust & trade regulation, banking & financial services, corporate governance, business litigation, and environmental & health law. It was founded in 1889 and is located in Kansas City, MO.

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Member, Pro Bono Committee
Prior - 2018

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP provides legal services. The firm's practice areas include agriculture & food safety, antitrust & trade regulation, banking & financial services, corporate governance, business litigation, and environmental & health law. It was founded in 1889 and is located in Kansas City, MO.

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