Kenneth W. Biermacher '76, '14 Hon.
Kenneth Biermacher is a director of Kane Russell Coleman & Logan, a prominent Texas law firm.
Mr. Biermacher, a director of the Firm, is the most senior member of the Litigation Section. His general broad trial and appellate practice and experience not only encompass personal and bodily injury defense provided on behalf of insureds and self-insured entities arising out of catastrophic injury, wrongful death, toxic and mass tort, sick building, false arrest, rape, defamation and professional negligence claims, but also encompasses the handling of a diverse range of complex commercial and business litigation matters, including partnership disputes, employment matters, issues arising out of the operations of health care facilities (including patient and premises liability claims), defense of class action suits (relating to securities, environmental, mass and toxic tort, product and other claims), complex real estate and other general business and contractual related matters, banking, securities and finance, intellectual property rights, worker's compensation and non-subscriber/employee injury claims, issues arising out of the oil patch, product liability and other matters. He also represents client interests, including but not limited to, declaratory judgments, coverage in bad faith damage actions (life, property and casualty insurance matters, including environmental, mass and toxic tort related claims, some of which have involved federal superfund sites), fraud investigations. RICO and related matters, and controversies arising in estate, trust and probate proceedings. He also handles adversary and core proceedings arising out of bankruptcy matters.
Mr. Biermacher was a board member of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas from 1997 to 2004. A founding board member of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science at the University of New Haven, he has served as a board member of the Institute from 2003 to present.
Mr. Biermacher graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Forensic Science from the University of New Haven, and from Drake University Law School with his juris doctorate. He was a member of Drake Law School's Moot Court Board and Regional Moot Court Team. The University of New Haven awarded him an honorary Doctor of Laws in 2014.
An avid reader, music lover, and committed outdoorsman, Mr. Biermacher and his wife live between their Dallas residence and Solomon Hills Wildlife Ranch located near the Red River, which they operate as a native Texas wildlife sanctuary targeting white tailed deer, Rio Grande turkey, and a host of songbirds. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.