Dan Berger

  • Lecturer in Law

Daniel Berger is a director at Grant & Eisenhofer.

He currently serves on the board of visitors of Columbia Law School. He is the co-chair of the board of GO Project, a not-for-profit organization that provides academic support for New York City public school students, and also serves as a member of the board of Grace Church School in New York. He was previously a member of the board of managers of Haverford College from 2000-2003.

Prior to joining the firm, Berger was a partner at two major plaintiffs’ class action firms in New York, including Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann (BLBG), where he had litigated complex securities and discrimination class actions for 22 years.

His experience includes trying three 10b-5 securities class actions to jury verdicts, which are among very few such cases ever tried. He also served as principal lead counsel in many of the largest securities litigation cases in history, achieving successful recoveries for classes of investors in cases.

Berger was lead class counsel in many important discrimination class actions, in particular Roberts v. Texaco, Inc., where he represented African-American employees of Texaco and achieved the then largest settlement ($175 million) of a race discrimination class action.

Berger received his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1979. He earned his B.A. from Haverford College in 1976.