Kevin A. Guerke







Partner

302.888.0600

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Practice Areas:

Business Litigation

Construction Litigation

Corporate Litigation

Intellectual Property Litigation

Employment Litigation

Tort Litigation

Bankruptcy Litigation


Admissions:

Supreme Court of Delaware

United States District Court

District of Delaware

United States Court of Appeals

3rd Circuit

United States Supreme Court


Education:

Pennsylvania State University

Dickinson School of Law

(J.D., 2001)

University of Delaware

(B.A., 1998)


Kevin Guerke’s primary area of concentration is complex business litigation and trial practice. He began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Jerome O. Herlihy of the Delaware Superior Court after he graduated from Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law. He represents clients in a variety of areas, including commercial, construction, employment, intellectual property, tort, and bankruptcy litigation. Mr. Guerke has tried cases in every state and federal trial court in Delaware, with extensive experience in Chancery, Superior, and Federal District Court. Mr. Guerke is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was selected as a 2015 Delaware Rising Star for Business Litigation by Super Lawyers. He currently serves as a Commissioner on the Delaware Lottery Commission, having been appointed by Governor Jack Markell in 2010.


Representative Cases:

  • Rodman Const. Co., et al. v. BPG Residential Partners, V, LLC.
    Trial counsel for contractor in breach of contract case in the Delaware Superior Court, resulting in a significant judgment together with an award of statutory damages, attorney’s fees, and costs for client.

  • Beard Research v. ASDI, Inc., et al.
    Trial counsel for a chemical company in fiduciary duty, trade secrets, and intentional interference case in the Delaware Court of Chancery, resulting in a multi-million dollar judgment for client.

  • Withrow v. Trucks on the Run, et al.
    Counsel for motorist in a tractor trailer accident case in the Federal District Court for the District of Delaware, resulting in a significant settlement for client.

  • Riley Electric v. M&J General Contractors, Inc., et al.
    Trial counsel for electrical contractor in mechanic’s lien and breach of contract case in the Delaware Superior Court, resulting in a jury verdict together with an award of statutory damages, attorney’s fees, and costs for client.

  • Lynch v. Coinmaster USA, Inc.
    Counsel to former officer and director of corporation in breach of contract and tort case in Federal District Court for the District of Delaware, resulting in a significant judgment in favor of client.

  • Durkin v. City of Newark, et al.
    Trial counsel for design engineer company in professional negligence and breach of contract case in the Federal District Court for the District of Delaware, resulting in a significant jury verdict for client.

  • Pettinaro v. First USA Bank, N.A.
    Trial counsel for property owner in breach of contract case in the Delaware Superior Court, resulting in a multi-million dollar jury verdict for client.


Memberships & Associations:

Delaware Bar Association

American Bar Association

Young Lawyer Division

District Representative, 2004-2006

Delaware Supreme Court Board of Bar Examiners

Associate Member, 2004-2006

Delaware Trial Lawyers Association

Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court


 
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