Gardner Haas

Kerry A. Rigas

Senior Associate

Kerry A. Rigas brings a strong litigation background to Gardner Haas PLLC. Formerly with the national law firm Bickel & Brewer, Kerry has represented clients on matters involving shareholder derivative litigation, securities fraud, white-collar defense, antitrust, breach of contract, fraud, and insurance litigation. Kerry also has extensive experience in eDiscovery and understands the importance of efficient and cost-effective solutions tailored to her client’s discovery needs.

Kerry earned her juris doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Program, an associate editor of the Fordham Environmental Law Review and a senator of the Student Bar Association. Upon graduation, Kerry was the first woman to be awarded the Phillip R. Fusco Memorial Award.

Representative Matters

Insurance

In re Rehabilitation of Freestone Insurance Company (state court, Wilmington, Delaware)
Represented various stakeholders in connection with multi-million dollar insurance company rehabilitation proceeding and collateral actions.

Fraud and Breach of Contract

Meda AB v. 3M Company, et al. (federal court, New York, New York)
Member of team defending 3M Company against fraud and breach of contract claims seeking over $200 million in alleged damages.

Education

JD, Fordham University School of Law, 2010
BA, Fordham University, 2005

Honors

Phillip R. Fusco Memorial Award

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

New York Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York