Franklin & Prokopik hired two workers’ compensation associates and two liability associates to join our Baltimore and Newark offices this winter.
Megan Berey joined the Baltimore office as a workers’ comp attorney. Before joining F&P, Megan litigated large volume dockets in the district court as an assistant state’s attorney for Baltimore County. Before working with F&P, she worked full time as a law clerk in the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office while attending law school at night, graduating in three years.
Michael Torrice is the newest member of the Newark liability team. He concentrates his practice in the areas of general liability defense, premises liability, trucking, and transportation defense and insurance coverage. Prior to joining Franklin & Prokopik, Michael Torrice defended employers in workers’ compensation cases before the Industrial Accident Board of the State of Delaware and was part of a litigation team defending federal securities fraud matters before the District of Delaware.
Vernon Brownlee joined the liability team in Baltimore after serving as an Assistant State’s Attorney (ASA) for Prince George’s County, Maryland. There he managed large volume dockets, misdemeanor criminal cases, and select high-profile felony cases. Vernon concentrates his practice primarily in the area of liability defense, representing clients in matters such as accident, injury, and tort claims, and property loss matters.
Marleigh Davis joined the workers’ comp team in Baltimore. She knew she wanted to focus her career in litigation after clerking for the Honorable Lawrence P. Fletcher-Hill in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. During law school, Marleigh was an Associate Comments Editor with the University of Baltimore Law Review and a Rule 19-220 Student Attorney in the Juvenile Justice Project clinic.