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Max W. Berger - New York, NY

1251 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020

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Updated: 09/02/2021

New York Litigation Lawyer

Overview

MAX W. BERGER supervises the firm's litigation practice and prosecutes class and individual actions on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Together, with other partners at the firm, he has litigated many of the firm's most high profile and significant cases, including five of the largest securities fraud recoveries in history - the $6.15 billion settlement of In re WorldCom, Inc. Securities Litigation, the $3.3 billion settlement of In re Cendant Corporation Securities Litigation, the $1...

About Max W. Berger

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Year Joined Firm

  • 1983

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Securities Fraud Litigation
  • Derivative Actions
  • Accounting Malpractice
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Discrimination

Litigation

  • 100%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999

Other Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Federal Bar Council (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1983 - 1984 (Chairman, Commercial Litigation Section)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1983 - 1984 (Member, Amicus Curiae Committee)

Classes and Seminars

  • Member of Faculty, Practising Law Institute,

Education

  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York, 1971
    J.D.
    Law Review: Columbia Survey of Human Rights Law, Editor, 1970 - 1971
  • Baruch College--City University of New York, New York, New York, 1968
    B.B.A.
    Major: Accounting

Office Information

Address

1251 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020

Fax

  • (212) 554-1444

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Max W. Berger

Included on the 2022 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New York — Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

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Honors

  • Beta Alpha Psi

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