MICHAEL P. BERMAN
Partner

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Michael P. Berman is a founding partner of Berman and Sable. His practice emphasizes commercial and construction litigation which encompasses litigation on behalf of financial institutions, businesses, contractors, defense of Lender Liability Claims, creditor's rights and bankruptcy. Mr. Berman has developed a unique practice in the area of commercial, construction and bankruptcy litigation having handled countless numbers of such cases in State and Federal Courts throughout his career.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Mr. Berman received his Bachelor of Science Degree (Mechanical Engineering) in 1961 from Carnegie Institute of Technology (Carnegie Mellon University). He obtained a Master of Science Degree (Applied Mathematics) from the University of Cincinnati in 1964. In 1969, Mr. Berman earned his law degree (Juris Doctorate) from the University of Connecticut.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ADMISSIONS

  • Admitted to practice in Connecticut. (1969)
  • Admitted to practice in Massachusetts. (2002)
  • Admitted to practice in New York. (2003)
  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut. (1970)
  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts. (2002)
  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York. (2003)
  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York. (2006)
  • Admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. (1971)
  • Member, Planning Committee for 1989 National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges.
  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member; Chairman, 1983-1986, Vice Chairman, 1980-1983, Executive Committee, 1979-1986. Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section, Member; Executive Committee, 2011-current, Litigation Section).
  • Massachusetts Bar Association.
  • New York Bar Association.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Lecturer: "Bankruptcy Code, Problems with the Under-secured Creditors"
  • Lecturer: "Selected Issues Concerning Creditors Affected by an Insolvent Debtor"
  • Lecturer: "Uniform Commercial Code, Article 2 as Applies to the Construction Industry"
  • Article "A Place to Turn When Cases Get Complicated" Conn. Law Tribune, Aug 13, 2007 issue). View PDF

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • President, Chairman of the Board, Greater Hartford Jewish Community Center, 1997-2001.


Email: mberman@bermansable.com


 
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