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Mark A. Berman

Mark A. Berman

Ganfer & Shore LLP
Partner
New York, NY, USA


Mark Berman is a partner in Ganfer & Shore’s litigation practice and heads the firm’s Discovery Counseling practice. He also co-heads the firm’s Complex Title Insurance Litigation practice.

He has extensive experience in representing private and public companies, as well as partnerships and individuals, as plaintiffs and defendants, in complex commercial matters, with an emphasis on real estate and securities disputes, electronic discovery conflicts and complex title insurance issues.

Mr. Berman is experienced in all phases of litigation in both state and federal courts as well as in arbitral forums. He is a seasoned appellate attorney, having argued many cases before both the First and Second Departments. Mr. Berman is also a trained mediator.

Prior to joining Ganfer & Shore, he was an associate in the litigation department at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and clerked for United States Magistrate Judge Michael L. Orenstein for the Eastern District of New York.

Mr. Berman has written and lectured extensively on electronic discovery and social media issues before the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Judicial Institute, and the First and Second Appellate Divisions of the New York Supreme Court. He has been appointed by the Chief Administrative Judge as a member of New York State E-Discovery Working Group advising the New York State Unified Court System.

Mr. Berman was Chair of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association (“NYSBA’) for 2016-2017. He is currently chair of NYSBA’s newly formed Committee of Technology and the Legal Profession.

Since 2005, Mr. Berman has authored a column in The New York Law Journal addressing electronic discovery under New York State law. Mr. Berman’s articles have been quoted in both appellate and trial court decisions.

Mr. Berman is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest level in professional excellence and ethics, and has been selected as a “New York Super Lawyer” annually since 2008.

Mark A. Berman is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Social Media Ethics Guidelines of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association (Updated June 9, 2015) - Advertising Law Institute 2016, Monday, October 24, 2016
Social Media Ethics Guidelines of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association (Updated May 11, 2017) - Advertising Law Institute 2017, Thursday, September 14, 2017
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