Archer partner, Kerri E. Chewning, has been reappointed to the Lawyers Advisory Committee of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Kerri has served as a Committee member since 2010. She was reappointed by Chief U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson to another one-year term running through January 31, 2024.
The mission of the Lawyers Advisory Committee is to serve the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in achieving, dispensing and administering justice in a fair, impartial, effective and efficient manner.
Kerri is a trial attorney whose practice has been devoted to the defense of class actions in both state and federal court. She has over twenty years of experience leading litigation cases from inception through to trial, including defense of complex commercial claims, civil rights claims, unfair competition and Lanham Act claims, and white collar defense.
Kerri is a past president of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, and a past Chair of the Federal Practice and Procedure Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Kerri is a frequent presenter for CLE programs in the areas of Federal Practice, E-Discovery, Ethics & Professionalism.
Founded in 1928, Archer is a full-service law firm serving Fortune 100 clients, small to medium-sized businesses and individuals. The firm provides litigation and transactional services in nearly every area of law, including business counseling, labor & employment, real estate, health care, intellectual property, family and matrimonial, personal injury, public finance, tax, trusts and estates, bankruptcy, land use and environmental law. With 175 attorneys, Archer has nine offices, including Voorhees, Hackensack, Princeton and Red Bank, NJ; Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA; Wilmington, DE; New York, NY; and Houston, TX.