Denise Brinker Bense

Denise joined the firm in April 1987 and is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation Department. She has offices in both Philadelphia and New York City.

Denise has a demanding local and national litigation practice which encompasses complex product liability cases with a heavy emphasis on life-science matters for medical device, pharmaceutical and tissue processing companies and hospitals. She represents clients as national and local counsel in mass tort, class action, multidistrict and individual litigation, including claims based on consumer fraud and unfair trade practices.

Denise also represents a broad array of clients in complex and contentious insurance coverage and bad faith litigation matters, locally and nationally. She regularly provides legal advice to firm clients on issues relevant to insurance, risk management, recalls and product liability.

Over the past 26 years she has had gained significant experience before the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Florida, Georgia and Utah state (and Virgin Islands Territorial court) and federal courts as well as the Third, Fourth and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Utah Supreme Court.

Denise lectures and writes extensively on litigation, mass tort, multi-district, regulatory and first and third party liability insurance issues.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Complex Litigation, 2) Insurance Coverage & Claims Litigation, 3) Bad Faith and 4) Electronic Discovery
Law School Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D., 1981)
Education Florida State University (B.S., 1977)
Bar Member / Association Pennsylvania State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cozen O Connor
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