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Nicholas Berg
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New Orleans, LA

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(504) 587-1577

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Mr. Berg’s practice includes a wide variety of commercial litigation, with a focus on securities litigation and arbitration. He represents individual and institutional investors, public pension funds, and hedge funds in investment disputes with investment banks, investment advisors, and brokerage firms in state and federal court, and in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Mr. Berg also represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial litigation matters, including derivative suits and claims involving unfair trade practices, fraud, negligence and breaches of fiduciary duties by managers, directors and officers of corporations. In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Mr. Berg has also represented many commercial and residential property owners in insurance claims seeking recovery of property damage and loss of business income.  Mr. Berg has received recognition from the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (“PIABA”) for assisting its amicus curiae efforts and furthering the protection of investors against investment abuses.  Mr. Berg has also been a co-presenter of a course on mediation as part of the Loyola Law School Skills Curriculum.

Areas Of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Securities Arbitration

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Tulane University
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Economics and History

Published Works

  • Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases (Thomson Reuters 2011)
  • Bringing It All Back Home: The Fifth and Second Circuits Allow Domestic Prosecutions for Oil Record Book Violations by Foreign Flagged Vessels, 34 TUL. MAR. L.J. 253 (2009)
  • Quantum Survey 2007-2008, 33 TUL. MAR. L.J. 603 (2009)
  • Collision Survey 2007-2008, 33 TUL. MAR. L.J. 631 (2009)
  • Forum Selection Clause Survey 2007-2008, 33 TUL. MAR. L.J. 661 (2009)

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Recognition from the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (“PIABA”)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Business Torts Section, Member
  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA)