Elected Member

Max W. Berger

New York, NY
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Baruch College-City University of New York
Columbia Law School

Max Berger is the Senior Founding Partner of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann, where he supervises the firm’s litigation practice and prosecutes class and individual actions on behalf of the firm’s clients.

He has litigated many of the firm 's most high-profile and significant cases, and has negotiated six of the largest securities fraud settlements in history, including: Cendant ($3.3 billion); Citigroup–WorldCom ($2.575 billion); Bank of America/Merrill Lynch ($2.4 billion); JPMorgan Chase–WorldCom ($2 billion); Nortel ($1.07 billion); and McKesson ($1.04 billion).

Mr. Berger is an Adviser to the American Law Institute 's Restatement Third Torts: Liability for Economic Harm. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Supreme Court Historical Society, a prestigious nonprofit organization committed to preserving the history of the Supreme Court of the United States.

He is also a member of the New York State, New York City and American Bar Associations, and is a member of the Federal Bar Council.

Mr. Berger is a past chairman of the Commercial Litigation Section of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (now known as the American Association for Justice) and lectures for numerous professional organizations.

EDUCATION: Baruch College-City University of New York, B.B.A.; Columbia Law School, J.D. 

Areas of Expertise
Securities Law