Matthew Keris Elected Atlantic Regional Director of the Defense Research Institute

Matthew P. Keris, shareholder in the Scranton office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been elected the Atlantic Regional Director of the Defense Research Institute (DRI),  the country's leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Mr. Keris previously was the DRI's Pennsylvania State Representative and Membership Chair. He will serve a three-year term on the organization's Board of Directors, to culminate in 2021.

A member of Marshall Dennehey's Health Care Department, Mr. Keris represents physicians, medical groups and health care institutions in a variety of health care liability matters. In addition to his defense practice, he lectures nationally on litigation issues pertaining to the use of electronic medical records and is the author of the book, Electronic Medical Records and Litigation, published by Thomson Reuters.

He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the Pennsylvania Association for Health Care Risk Management, and a member of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. A graduate of Shippensburg University and Roger Williams University School of Law, he is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York.