Civil & Criminal Litigators in Manhattan

Attorney Profiles

Michael G. Berger, Principal

Email: mgberger@mgberger.com

Practice Areas:

Admitted to practice:

  • New York State Bar (1974)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1975)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1980)

Education:

  • Columbia University, Juris Doctor, 1973
  • Yale University, Bachelor of Science, 1968

Biography:

  • Listed in: Marquis Who's Who in America; Who's Who in the World
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers
  • Assistant District Attorney, New York County, 1973-1976
  • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, 1994-Present
  • Member, Board of Consultants, Handling a Criminal Case in New York (Thomson/West 2009)

Selected reported cases: S.M. v. Clash, 558 Fed. Appx. 44, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 4377, 2014 WL 903526 (2d Cir. 2014), aff’g Singleton v. Clash, 951 F. Supp. 2d 578, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92088, 2013 WL 3285096 (S.D.N.Y. 2013); Stephens v. Clash, 796 F.3d 281, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 13643 (3d Cir. Aug. 5, 2015); Veneruso v. Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 8449, 2014 WL 1776011 (2d Cir. May 6, 2014), aff’g 933 F. Supp.2d 613, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40522, 2013 WL 1187445 (S.D.N.Y. 2013); Gardiner v. J.W. Townsend and Company, Inc. and John W. Townsend, Index No. 602002/03 (Sup CT NY Cty 2008); Roundabout Theatre Company, Inc. v. Continental Casualty Company, and J & H Marsh & McLennan, Inc., 775 N.Y.S.2d 857 (1st Dep't 2004); Jones v. Trump, 1997 WL 277375 (S.D.N.Y. 1997); Purgess v. Sharrock and Hospital for Special Surgery, 33 F.3d 134 (2d Cir. 1994); Cohen v. Republic of the Philippines, 146 F.R.D. 90 (S.D.N.Y. 1993); U.S. v. Ianniello, 824 F.2d 203 (2d Cir. 1987); Taylor v. Willie Nelson and Family, 788 F.2d 220 (4th Cir. 1986); Mister Vee Productions, Inc. v. LeBlanc, 491 F.Supp. 493 (S.D.N.Y. 1980)

ISLN:

  • 909089632

Miriam J. Haines, Of Counsel

Practice areas:

Admitted to practice:

  • New York State Bar (1975)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Education:

  • Columbia University, Juris Doctor 1974
  • Barnard College, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1971

Biography:

  • Phi Beta Kappa.
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
  • Author: "Landlords or Tenants: Who Bears the Costs of Crime?" 2 Cardozo Law Review 299 (1981).
  • New York Law School – Assistant Professor, 1976-1980; Associate Professor, 1980-1981; and Adjunct Associate Professor, 1981-1987

Adam Waite, Associate

Email: awaite@mgberger.com

Admitted to practice:

  • New York State Bar (2010)

Education:

  • New York University, Juris Doctor, 2009
  • Middlebury College, Bachelor of Arts, 2003
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