Matthew P. Keris Appointed State Representative to the DRI by the Pennsylvania Defense Institute

Matthew P. Keris, shareholder in the Scranton office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been appointed state representative to the Defense Research Institute (DRI) by the Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI). In this capacity, he will act as the official liaison between the two defense litigation organizations. Mr. Keris joined the PDI in 2007 and is a former president of the organization.

He is a member of the Health Care Department at Marshall Dennehey, where he 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.

Mr. Keris is a past president of the Pennsylvania Association of 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.