Mr. Berg is one of the four founding partners of Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti LLP. Mr. Berg’s practice of over 40 years emphasizes complex commercial transactions and litigation, personal and real property litigation, real estate and real estate development, construction, banking, insurance and title insurance coverage analysis and litigation, including antitrust and business competition matters, business organization, reorganization, business disputes and bankruptcy.
Mr. Berg is licensed in state and federal courts in Colorado, and certain federal courts in Nebraska. Mr. Berg has extensive experience in both Texas and Colorado, including the handling of multi-million dollar court and jury trials, as well as large real estate transactions, including residential, commercial, farm and ranch development, leasing and sale. Mr. Berg is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings system.
EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON’S BATES COLLEGE OF LAW, 1976
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
RICE UNIVERSITY, 1973
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
American, Colorado and Boulder Bar Associations
American Association for Justice
Colorado Trial Lawyers
Honors & Awards
Super Lawyer in the area of Construction Litigation. Colorado Super Lawyers List in 2006, 2007, 2009-2017.
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