Brooks R. Magratten is the partner in charge of the firm's Providence office. He has more than twenty years of experience in insurance, product liability and commercial litigation. He is the former Northeast Regional Director of DRI and former chair of its Life, Health & Disability Insurance Committee. Brooks is a frequent author, instructor and lecturer on ERISA issues and trial skills. He has represented commercial interests in litigation throughout the northeastern U.S. He is an adjunct professor of the Roger Williams Law School, teaching federal practice and procedure.