The LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL G. BERGER, located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, handles a variety of complex and high-profile legal matters and offers sophisticated transactional advice.
Our practice pages outline, in detail, representative cases in our particular practice fields:
The firm is committed to energetic, creative, and cost-effective representation tailored to the needs of each client.
About our diverse practice
The firm provides versatile and skilled advocacy for a variety of complex cases. The firm has a diversified health care and employment law practice, as well as extensive experience in white-collar criminal defense. In addition to commercial litigation and arbitration, a substantial portion of the practice deals with entertainment and sports law.
Corporate and financial service clients range from major retailers, banks, brokerage firms, and insurance companies, to smaller entrepreneurial entities. Real estate clients include owners, developers, and managing agents.
The entertainment practice involves theatrical producers, actors, recording artists, and management companies. Sports clients include professional athletes and sports marketing companies. Health care matters involve individual physicians, medical practice groups, and other health care professionals.
Employment representation includes providing counsel to management and employees on transactional, contested, and investigative matters. The firm has negotiated numerous multi-million dollar employment contracts, including several ranging from $10 million to $33 million in compensation. The firm has also litigated, arbitrated, or otherwise resolved employment disputes involving as much as $175 million. Mr. Berger tried the first civil RICO jury trial ever tried in the New York State Courts. Internal investigations have included claims of fraud, embezzlement, discrimination, and statutory violations.
The firm also represents attorneys, accountants and other professionals in a variety of administrative, disciplinary and regulatory matters. White-collar defense involves representation of individuals and companies at every stage of federal and state proceedings.
Martindale-Hubbell® lists the firm in its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™. Mr. Berger is also listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World® and Who's Who in America® as well as New York Metro Super Lawyers®. The firm has been extensively involved in complex litigation, including several of the largest financial fraud cases in the history of the United States.