Mr. Berman has significant commercial litigation experience across a broad range of disputes involving areas of the law such as class actions and class arbitrations, ERISA, business torts, contracts, fraud, and environmental litigation. Mr. Berman has assisted with the representation of clients in a broad range of industries, including investment banking, health care, insurance, media and entertainment, oil and gas, consumer products, and energy. In addition, Mr. Berman has been intimately involved in both the prosecution and defense of adversary proceedings in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, and is part of a team of Weil attorneys that regularly represents Fortune 500 and other large companies including Repsol, Lehman Brothers, and UnitedHealth Group. He is directly involved in all aspects of cases, ranging from discovery and dispositive motions to litigation, including settlement and case resolution.
Mr. Berman has also been an active participant in the Firm’s pro bono initiatives. Most recently, Mr. Berman was part of a team of Weil attorneys that advised a non-profit on structuring a proposal for Florida mayors and commissioners to enact common-sense firearm procurement requirements. Mr. Berman was also part of a team of Weil attorneys that represented two Florida citizens and a non-profit voting rights organization in their fight to stop the voting rolls purge in the lead-up to the 2012 election.
Mr. Berman graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law, where he was both a research assistant for Professor Arthur Miller’s treatise, Federal Practice and Procedure, as well as a teaching assistant for Professor Miller’s 1L Civil Procedure course. He was also an Article Editor for the NYU Annual Survey of American Law. Prior to law school, Mr. Berman graduated from the University of Florida in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Science degree in Business Management. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Florida Bar.