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Barry H. Berke

Partner

Co-chair, Litigation

Phone: 212.715.7560 Fax: 212.715.7660 New York
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February 9, 2001 Berke and Neveloff Represent Well-Known Art Gallery Against Fraudulent Art Dealer Firm News/Press Release 
April 19, 2002 Unique Coin, and Unique Mystery Firm News/Press Release 
April 24, 2006 Kramer Levin Wins AAA Boxing Arbitration for Jermain Taylor, the Undisputed Middleweight Champion of the World Firm News/Press Release 
July 10, 2006 Barry Berke Featured in New Book on History of the Rare Double Eagle Coin Firm News/Press Release 
July 18, 2006 42 Kramer Levin Attorneys Nominated to Appear in First Edition of New York Super Lawyers, Four in Top 100 Awards/Honors 
December 5, 2006 Kramer Levin Represents Family in Suit Against United States for Return of World's Most Valuable Coins Firm News/Press Release 
July 31, 2007 54 Kramer Levin Attorneys Recognized in Second Annual New York Super Lawyers Awards/Honors 
July 2, 2008 Kramer Levin Client David Pinkerton Cleared of All Bribery Charges Firm News/Press Release 
September 29, 2008 54 Kramer Levin Attorneys Recognized in Third Annual New York Super Lawyers, Three in Top 100, and Naftalis Receives Top Point Getter Status for All NY Metro Area Awards/Honors 
July 30, 2009 Kramer Levin Wins Major Constitutional Victory in Case Involving Illegal Confiscation of 1933 Double Eagle Coins Firm News/Press Release 
October 5, 2009 Kramer Levin Lands 53 Lawyers on the New York Super Lawyers List and Six in the Survey's "Top 100” - No Firm Has More "Top 100" Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 7, 2010 Legal 500 US 2010 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
September 27, 2010 Kramer Levin Has More "Top 10" and "Top 100” Attorneys on the 2010 New York Super Lawyers List Than Any Other Firm; Overall Firm Lands 58 Attorneys on the List Awards/Honors 
November 2, 2010 Another Victory for Langbord Family in Illegal Confiscation Case Firm News/Press Release 
February 24, 2011 Lawdragon Recognizes Nine Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
May 24, 2011 Former Deutsche Bank Banker Acquitted of All Nine Criminal Charges in Major Tax Shelter Fraud Case Firm News/Press Release 
September 20, 2011 Kramer Levin Lands 62 Attorneys on the 2011 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Awards/Honors 
June 4, 2012 Legal 500 US 2012 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
October 8, 2012 Kramer Levin Has More “Top 100” Attorneys on the 2012 New York Super Lawyers List Than Any Other Firm: Gary P. Naftalis, Chair of Firm’s Litigation Department, Receives Top Ranking Awards/Honors 
May 1, 2013 Kramer Levin Names Barry Berke Co-Chair of Litigation Department Firm News/Press Release 
August 15, 2013 41 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2014 Awards/Honors 
September 6, 2013 Kramer Levin Wins Dismissal of MBS Lawsuit for JPMorgan Chase Firm News/Press Release 
September 13, 2013 Kramer Levin Lands 72 Attorneys on the 2013 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Awards/Honors 
November 12, 2013 2014 Benchmark Litigation Names Kramer Levin to the Top Tier of New York Litigation Firms Awards/Honors 
March 13, 2014 Chambers Global 2014 Highly Ranks Ten Kramer Levin Attorneys and Six Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
May 7, 2014 Berke, Naftalis Selected as Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon 500 Firm News/Press Release 
May 23, 2014 Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Lawyers and Practices Awards/Honors 
June 26, 2014 Seven Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Leading Lawyers by Legal 500 US 2014 Awards/Honors 
August 18, 2014 42 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2015 Awards/Honors 
September 23, 2014 2014 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists Include 94 Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
September 29, 2014 Kramer Levin Litigation Department Co-Chairs, Berke and Naftalis Named on New York Super Lawyers’ Top 10 List Firm News/Press Release 
March 10, 2015 Mayor Bill de Blasio Appoints Barry Berke to Lincoln Center Board Firm News/Press Release 
March 23, 2015 Chambers USA 2015 Names Barry H. Berke a Finalist in White Collar & Government Investigations Category Awards/Honors 
May 19, 2015 Chambers USA 2015 Recognizes Kramer Levin Awards/Honors 
June 3, 2015 Legal 500 US 2015 Recognizes Kramer Levin Awards/Honors 
June 25, 2015 Berke, Naftalis Selected as Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon 500 Awards/Honors 
August 17, 2015 2016 Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
September 16, 2015 2015 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists Include103 Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
October 15, 2015 Benchmark Litigation 2016 Recognizes Kramer Levin as a Top Tier New York Litigation Firm; Seven Partners Named Litigation Stars Awards/Honors 
October 27, 2015 Kramer Levin Client Michael Steinberg Cleared of all Charges in Insider-Trading Case Firm News/Press Release 
October 27, 2015 Judge Dismisses $100-Million Lawsuit Against Boxing Manager Al Haymon Firm News/Press Release 
November 18, 2015 Manhattan U.S. Attorney Drops Case Against Former Deutsche Bank Broker Firm News/Press Release 
March 17, 2016 Chambers Global 2016 Recognizes Kramer Levin Attorneys and Practices Awards/Honors 
May 24, 2016 Kramer Levin’s Barry Berke and Paul Schoeman Represent Bill Walters in Insider Trading Case Firm News/Press Release 
May 27, 2016 Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Kramer Levin Awards/Honors 
June 15, 2016 Legal 500 US 2016 Recognizes Kramer Levin Awards/Honors 
August 15, 2016 2017 Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
September 21, 2016 2016 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists Include 104 Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
September 23, 2016 Who’s Who Legal 2016 Recognize Thirteen Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
October 7, 2016 Benchmark Litigation 2017 Names Six Partners Litigation Stars Awards/Honors 
February 7, 2017 Kramer Levin's White Collar Defense and Investigations Group Named One of Law360's Practice Groups of the Year Awards/Honors 
March 16, 2017 Chambers Global 2017 Recognizes Kramer Levin Attorneys and Practices Awards/Honors 
April 6, 2017 Barry Berke Named One of City & State’s 25 Manhattan Influencers You Need to Know Awards/Honors 
May 26, 2017 Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Kramer Levin Awards/Honors 
May 31, 2017 Berke, Naftalis Selected as Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon 500; Naftalis Named to Lawdragon 500 Hall of Fame Awards/Honors 
June 1, 2017 Legal 500 US 2017 Recognizes Kramer Levin Awards/Honors 
August 15, 2017 2018 Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
September 25, 2017 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists Include 113 Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
October 4, 2017 Barry H. Berke Received the Milton S. Gold Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy Firm News/Press Release 
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J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1989
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B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Duke University, 1986
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New York, 1989
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Honorable Mary Johnson Lowe,  U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York, 1989 - 1990
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U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
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U.S.C.A., 2nd Circuit
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U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
    -Am Law Litigation Daily "Litigator of the Week" (April 23, 2015; May 27, 2011)
    -The American Lawyer’s “Young Litigators Fab Fifty” (2007)
    -Woodward/White Inc.’s Best Lawyers in America (2007-2018)
    -Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC’s Benchmark Litigation (2009-2017)
    -Chambers and Partners’ Chambers Global (2011-2017)
    -Chambers and Partners’ Chambers USA (2008-2017)
    -Law360’s 2011 Most Valuable Player list
    -Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2013-2015)
    -Lawdragon 3000 (2011)
    -Legalease’s Legal 500 US (2009-2017)
    -Legalease’s Legal 500 Hall of Fame (2017)
    -Thomson Reuters’ New York Super Lawyers, Top 10 Lawyers (2010, 2014-2016)
    -Thomson Reuters’ New York Super Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers (2008-2016)
    -Law Business Research Limited, Who's Who Legal, One of the World’s Leading Business Crime Defense and Investigations Lawyers (2016, 2017)
    -City & State’s 25 Manhattan Influencers You Need to Know list (2017)
    -American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
    -Coalition for the Homeless, Chairman, Board of Directors
    -Federal Defenders of New York Inc., Board of Directors, former Chairman (2014-2016)
    -Lincoln Center, Board of Directors (New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's Designee)
    -Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, Board of Advisors
    -City Bar Fund, 2007-2010, Board of Directors
    -New York City Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 2002-2003; Committee on Criminal Advocacy, 1999-2002; Special Committee on Representation in Capital Cases, 1995-1998
    -American Bar Association National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    -New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    -New York University, Adjunct Professor (2003-2007)
    -New York University, Adjunct Assistant Professor (1995-2003)
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