Brian Ketterer

Brian Ketterer: Attorney with Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC
  • Of Counsel at Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC (14 Attorneys)
  • 4 Reservoir Circle, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21208
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Brian Ketterer, a partner in the firm, is a trial attorney who focuses his practice in pharmaceutical drugs, products liability and catastrophic personal injury cases. Before joining Janet, Jenner & Suggs, Mr. Ketterer was the Managing Attorney of the Philadelphia office for a successful national plaintiff’s firm with a reputation for aggressively trying cases. Recently, Mr. Ketterer was co-counsel in the Simon v. Wyeth hormone therapy case in the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County and successfully obtained a verdict of $1.5 million. Following the Simon verdict, Mr. Ketterer was also co-counsel in the Scroggin v. Wyeth et al. hormone therapy trial in the MDL in the Western District of Arkansas which resulted in a $2.7 million compensatory and over $22 million in punitive damages awarded. Mr. Ketterer also has significant experience in the fen-phen diet drug litigation, mesothelioma asbestos cases and Paxil birth defect litigation.

Throughout his career, Mr. Ketterer has represented organized labor members and their families to help protect the rights of injured workers. Whether work site accidents, toxic/chemical exposure or other catastrophic injury, Mr. Ketterer has maintained a deep commitment to providing the highest quality representation for these individuals. Recently, Janet Jenner & Suggs received the recommendation of the International Chemical Workers’ Union to represent their membership of over 20,000 people.

Prior to becoming a civil attorney, Mr. Ketterer was an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia and tried several jury trials to verdict resulting in numerous convictions on serious felony counts. Additionally, Mr. Ketterer prosecuted hundreds of trials during his tenure at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office. He is admitted before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the Eastern/Western Districts of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Ketterer is a member of the American Association of Justice (AAJ), The Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyer’s Association.

Mr. Ketterer currently is focused on both the Hormone Therapy, Pain Pump and Gadolinium litigations, both of which are occurring nationally.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Mass Torts
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
410-653-3200  Phone
410-653-9030  Fax
University Attended:
DeSales University, B.A., cum laude, President, Delta, Delta National Catholic Honors Society, 1997
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., Moot Court Board; Winner, Best Brief, Best Advocate, Pepperdine Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition, 2000
Year of First Admission:
2010, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; 2002, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 2002, Pennsylvania; Not admitted in Maryland
American Association for Justice; Maryland Association for Justice, Inc.; PAJ.
Birth Information:
Pusan, South Korea, 1975
Reported Cases:
Simon v. Wyeth et al.; Scroggin v. Wyeth et al.
Hobbies & interests:
Vintage comic books, tennis, spending time with my family

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