Periann Doko


Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Periann concentrates her practice on commercial litigation and representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes.

In 2023, Periann was appointed by the Delaware Supreme Court to serve as a member of the Delaware Board of Bar Examiners.  She is an active member of the Rodney Inn of Court, Women in the Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

Prior to joining Berger McDermott, Periann managed the Delaware office of an insurance defense firm and was named a 2023 Delaware Today Top Lawyer in insurance law. Before entering private practice, Periann served as a Deputy Attorney General with the Delaware Department of Justice for over eleven years, prosecuting felony criminal matters in the Delaware Superior Court and heading the Child Predator Unit. 

Periann is an Adjunct Professor at Widener University Delaware Law School, where she teaches legal writing, interviewing and counseling, and digital forensics in criminal law.


  • Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


  • J.D., Widener University Delaware Law School, cum laude
  • B.S., The College of New Jersey


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Delaware Board of Bar Examiners
  • Member, Delaware State Bar Association – Women in the Law Section
  • Member, Rodney Inn of Court

Honors and Awards

  • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, 2023
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