Geoffrey S. Berman

Geoffrey S. Berman is the co-managing shareholder of the New Jersey office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP and has more than 20 years of legal experience in both the government and private sectors. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation and criminal and regulatory investigations. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Berman was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York where he handled complex criminal prosecutions, including tax and securities violations. From 1987 to 1990, Mr. Berman was an Associate Counsel in the Office of Independent Counsel Iran-Contra, where he successfully prosecuted a former CIA employee for tax fraud. Mr. Berman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A.) and the Wharton School (B.S.) in 1981, where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma. In 1984, Mr. Berman received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was Note Editor of the Stanford Law Review. After graduating law school, he clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit for the Honorable Leonard I Garth.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Complex commercial litigation and 3) Criminal litigation
Law School J.D., Stanford Law School, 1984
Education B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1981; B.S., Economics, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania, 1981
Bar Member / Association State Bar of New York, State Bar of New Jersey, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Most recent firm Greenberg Traurig LLP
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