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.
As a follow up to President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, (Order) the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (TASK Force) has issued its guidance (Guidance) in an effort to implement a science-based plan...
Updated Client Alert: Current State of Colorado Eviction Procedure and Other Changes to Landlord-Tenant Law Effective October 4, 2021.
As of October 4, 2021, the 30-day notice requirement for filing a residential eviction suit for failure to pay rent has expired and Governor Polis has stated that he does not intend to renew that protection. Governor Polis had previously extended Executive Orders D...
Authors: Kathleen Alt and Aisha I. May In March 2020, the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (the “CARES Act”) was signed into law in order to provide both individuals and businesses with relief. On December 21, 2020, Congress approved the second...
In the News
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP is pleased to announce that five lawyers have been recognized in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of which, George V. Berg Jr., was newly included, and one newly named "Lawyer of the Year for Mergers and...
Today, August 16, 2022, firm managing partner Giovanni Ruscitti releases his first book, Cobblestones, Conversations, and Corks: A Son’s Discovery of his Italian Heritage, a memoir about his parents and their struggles during World War II, their extreme post-war...
Environmental sustainability has been a recurring priority for Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP. Over the last three years, the firm has worked diligently on a progressive plan to operate sustainably and be a leader in sustainability in our communities and the legal...
Colorado's most recent legislative session, concluding in early May, pushed through several new employment-related laws that concern employers and employees alike. Senate Bill (SB) 22-234 should be of particular interest to employers, as it requires employers to...
Client Alert: Colorado Places New Restrictions on Non-Compete Agreements Between Employers and their Employees
Colorado has long disfavored non-compete agreements within the state. Historically, under C.R.S. § 8-2-113, restrictive covenants were void and unenforceable except for under specific circumstances, including: the purchase and sale of a business or the assets of a...
The University of Colorado Boulder hosted the 42nd Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources on June 16th and 17th. The Colorado River was the focus of this year's conference given the dramatic decline in the levels of Lakes Powell and Mead. Low Water At...