Meet Our Lawyers

Nancy M. Erfle

Nancy defends pharmaceutical and medical device, automotive, agricultural chemical, and aviation manufacturers, as well as companies involved in commercial disputes. She has served on national litigation teams, as lead local and regional counsel for her clients, and has extensive state and federal court jury trial experience.

Allen W. Estes

Allen is a partner in the Construction Practice Group. He represents private owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in all phases of project administration and delivery, including contract drafting/negotiation, project performance, project disputes, project closeout, and warranty issues.

Angela Hart-Edwards

Angela is a seasoned trial attorney with more than 20 years of experience and 57 cases tried to verdict. She has obtained favorable outcomes in more than 40 cases for clients. She has handled individual and class action lawsuits from oversight of an investigation through judgment and appeals.

Amy M. Darby
Office Managing Partner

Amy represents builders, developers and design professionals in construction defect actions and disputes. Her practice also involves class actions and complex business disputes, including matters involving franchising and noncompete agreements. In addition, she litigates copyright and trademark infringement claims.

Steven M. Berlin
Assistant Office Managing Partner

Steven is a member of the Employment and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. He has more than 25 years’ experience representing clients in restrictive covenants; executive compensation; wrongful discharge; sexual harassment; and age, disability, gender, sexual orientation and racial discrimination claims.

Katarzyna Brozynski

A registered patent attorney, Kasia is experienced representing clients in patent, trademark, copyright, and intellectual property litigation. She is adept in valuating IP portfolios, rendering freedom to practice and patentability opinions as well as drafting and negotiating licensing agreements in all areas of IP.

Regina A. Ripley

Regina concentrates her practice on insurance coverage, professional liability, E&O, D&O, fidelity/commercial crime, CGL, environmental/mass tort and bad-faith litigation. She is an experienced litigator representing domestic and international insurers in jurisdictions around the country, including state, federal, and appellate courts.

Natasha Chalmers

Natasha handles all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. She assists clients with real estate needs such as leasing purchase and sale, financing, and construction, as well as general real estate questions and problems. She represents clients from various industries and handles contracts for all 32 Gordon & Rees offices.

Eulalio J. Garcia

With more than 23 years of complex litigation experience, Eulalio has successfully defended employers in a wide range of employment claims, administrative hearings, lawsuits and appeals. He is skilled in complex business and general liability cases, representing business owners, professionals, and large companies in hundreds of lawsuits.

Ilan Rosenberg

Ilan has extensive experience in complex litigation matters including commercial, civil tort, insurance coverage, administrative, and civil rights claims in federal, state, and foreign courts. He is a skilled litigator in international disputes involving Latin America and has been recognized by the courts as an expert in the field of Mexican law.