Best & Flanagan

 

Kerry C. Raymond

Attorney

Kerry Raymond is an associate and member of the firm’s Construction and Litigation practice groups. Kerry concentrates her construction law practice on the litigation of complex construction defect cases on behalf of owners, general contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers. In addition, Kerry’s construction practice includes breach of contract claims, mechanic’s liens, lien waivers, bid protests, OSHA and MnOSHA defense work, contract drafting and negotiation and other general disputes. Kerry competently manages all aspects of litigation including pre-suit investigation, development of litigation strategy, expert retention, preparation of pleadings, discovery, motions practice, mediation, trial, post-trial motions and appeals.

In her civil litigation practice, Kerry focuses in the area of general liability defense and professional liability defense.

Prior to joining Best & Flanagan, Kerry practiced at Franklin & Prokopik, PC, a general civil litigation firm in Baltimore, Maryland. Kerry competently represented civil engineers, general contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers in breach of contract claims, mechanic’s liens claims, tort claims and other civil actions arising out of the alleged failure to adopt, implement and abide by safety rules. Kerry independently handled all aspects of litigation in both the Circuit Court and Federal Court and AAA Arbitration. In addition to her construction litigation practice, Kerry routinely represented health care providers, including dentists, physicians, nurses and nursing homes and attorneys in malpractice actions pending in Maryland’s Circuit Courts.

Kerry has a background in biology and psychology, she earned a masters degree in clinical psychology earlier in her career. She utilizes these skills in developing a litigation strategy and engaging in negotiations.

Education

  • University of Maryland, J.D., cum laude, 2006
  • Loyola College, M.S., clinical psychology, 2002
  • University of Rochester, B.S., Biology, Bausch & Lomb scholar, 1996

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Maryland
  • The District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Phi Delta Phi, member