Christopher P. Berka

Chris Berka is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with a practice focusing on environmental, real estate, energy, natural resources, product liability and contract matters. He has resolved more than two hundred cases for clients in a range of industries and sectors, including technology, aerospace, oil and natural gas, wind energy, real estate development, pharmaceuticals, higher education, transportation, news media, mining and consumer products.

In addition to his litigation practice, Chris has had extensive experience handling business transactions and regulatory proceedings before federal, state and local government agencies overseeing the investigation and remediation of environmental conditions, public health and safety and land use.

The Legal 500 cites Chris as “client focused, cost-conscious and strategy driven.” As a writer, he has published more than 300 articles in legal publications on topics ranging from civil procedure to environmental law.

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Areas of Practice 1) Environmental, 2) Land Use and Natural Resources, 3) Commercial Litigation, 4) Environmental Litigation, 5) Consumer Products Litigation, 6) Climate Change and 7) Distressed Real Estate
Law School The University of Michigan Law School, J.D. 1980
Education Stanford University, B.A., 1976
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bingham McCutchen LLP
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