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  David C. Berman  

David C. Berman

973-631-1000, ext. 302

David C. Berman is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Mr. Berman litigates complex, commercial, chancery and probate matters in State and Federal Courts. Mr. Berman’s practice is devoted primarily to business, real estate and probate matters. In addition, Mr. Berman represents a number of lending institutions in commercial real estate matters and litigation. Mr. Berman has become one of the most respected lawyers in New Jersey, earning the highest rating given to attorneys for both the quality of his legal services and his professional reliability and ethical standards. During the past decade, each year he has been awarded an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Berman attended New York Law School where he was a member of the International Law Journal and the National Law Student Liaison to the A.B.A Section of Corporation, Banking & Business Law. Mr. Berman also was an Intern for The Honorable Constance Baker Motley, Former Chief Judge of the United States District Court For The Southern District Of New York. Currently, Mr. Berman is actively involved in the local Bar and his community.  Mr. Berman serves as a Member of a Bank Advisory Board, volunteers as a lecturer on a variety of business law topics, sits as a Court appointed Arbitrator and Mediator for complex, commercial matters. He also sits on the Bernardsville Board of Adjustment.

Mr. Berman is retained by other attorneys throughout the United States as local New Jersey counsel and as an expert witness for professional liability issues.

Areas of Law/Focus

•   Probate and Will Disputes
•   Complex Commercial Litigation
•   Commercial Collection
•   Real Estate
•   Banking and Lending
•   Business and Corporate Counseling


•   J.D. New York Law School, 1985
•   B.S. University of Colorado at Boulder. 1982

Professional And Community Activities

•   Member Lakeland Bank Advisory Board
•   Rule 1:40 Court Approved Mediator
•   Appointed by the Hon. Kenneth MacKenzie to serve on Morris County Chancery Settlement Panel
•   Selected by the Hon. Reginald Stanton, the Hon. David Cramp the Hon. Kenneth Mackenzie and Surrogate Pecoraro to serve as Court Appointed Attorney in various matters
•   Morris County Special Civil Part Mediator
•   Arbitrator For The Superior Court Of The State of New Jersey
•   Member Commercial Law League of America
•   Member New Jersey State Bar Association
•   Member Morris County Bar Association
•   Member Bernardsville Board of Adjustment
•   Research Assistant to the Hon. Michael Colvin, M.P. House of Commons

Bar Admissions

New Jersey State Bar
United States District Court For The District of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals For The Third Circuit
New York State Bar
United States District Court For the Southern District Of New York
United States District Court For the Eastern District Of New York

Reported Cases

•   DNI Nevada, Inc. v. Medi-Peth Medical Lab, 337 N.J. Super. 313 (App. Div. 2001)
•   Arc Networks, Inc. v. Gold Phone Card Co., Inc., 333 N.J. Super. 587 (Law Div. 2000)

71 Maple Avenue • Morristown • New Jersey 07960 • Telephone: 973-631-1000 • Facsimile: 973-631-1111