Kristopher T. Starr Joins Marshall Dennehey’s Wilmington Office as a Shareholder in the Workers’ Compensation Department

Kristopher T. Starr has joined Marshall Dennehey’s Wilmington, Delaware office as a shareholder in the Workers’ Compensation Department. He devotes the entirety of his practice to workers’ compensation defense and represents clients before all Delaware State and Federal Courts, and other administrative boards and agencies. 

Mr. Starr has more than 20 years of workers’ compensation litigation experience. He began his career in government service in Delaware, serving as a Workers' Compensation Hearing Officer for three years where he wrote more than 300 opinions and orders on workers' compensation matters post-hearing. 

He subsequently was appointed New Castle County Assistant County Attorney and Risk Manager, where he was responsible for the internal management of all workers' compensation and insurance claims management, as well as litigation concerning workers’ compensation and insurance loss cases. After leaving the public sector, he  managed the Delaware workers’ compensation practice for a regional law firm. In 2012, Mr. Starr was appointed a Special Master in the Court of Chancery by former Chief Justice of Delaware, Leo E. Strine, Jr., and served in that capacity for several years. 

A member of the Delaware State Bar Association, Mr. Starr is a 1999 graduate of Widener University Delaware Law School. He additionally earned both a B.S.N. (1996) and an M.S.N. (2007) from the University of Delaware, and is a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner in the states of Delaware and Maryland. His pro bono legal activities include serving as a Guardian Ad Litem for the Delaware Family Court and the Delaware Office of the Child Advocate and as Attorney ad litem in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

He is admitted to practice law in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.