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Experienced Attorneys/Collaborative Culture

Berger Singerman offers a diverse group of experienced professionals who choose to practice at our firm because of its collaborative culture. Our collaborative culture assures a level of service that creates real value for our clients, and is the underpinning of our commitment to passionate client service.

A significant number of our attorneys began their legal careers working for major regional, national and international law firms before deciding to join Berger Singerman. Other of our attorneys gained valuable prior experience working as general counsel to companies in a number of different industries, or in important public service roles. The following are some examples of the experience of our colleagues:

  • Presidential appointee to the Board of Directors of Sallie Mae, and served as Chairman of the Board of Sallie Mae for three years, while the company achieved more than $3 billion of annual revenues
  • Former Secretary of Labor and Employment Security for the State of Florida
  • Former Assistant General Counsel to Florida Governor Bob Graham
  • Former Executive Director of the South Florida Water Management District who served for 5 years
  • Former General Counsel and Deputy Secretary to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (formerly called the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation)
  • Former Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, and in such capacity presided over the Dow Corning bankruptcy case, one of the largest bankruptcy cases in the country
  • Former Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Florida
  • Former Statewide Prosecutor for the Florida Attorney General’s Office
  • Former Chairs of the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar (elected to that position by the approximately 4,000 members of the Business Law Section)
  • Former clerks for Justices of the Supreme Court of Florida
  • Former clerks for Judge of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal
  • Former clerks for a number of Judges for District Courts throughout Florida
  • Former clerks for a former Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida; and several Bankruptcy Judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern and Middle District of Florida

Third party evaluators consistently recognize Berger Singerman attorneys as among the very best in their practice areas. We enjoy substantial representation in Best Lawyers in America, Florida Legal Elite, South Florida Legal Guide, Florida Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.