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Barry H. Berke


Co-chair, Litigation

Phone: 212.715.7560 Fax: 212.715.7660 New York
Date Title Type
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 
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 2, 2008 Kramer Levin Client David Pinkerton Cleared of All Bribery Charges Firm News/Press Release 
July 30, 2009 Kramer Levin Wins Major Constitutional Victory in Case Involving Illegal Confiscation of 1933 Double Eagle Coins Firm News/Press Release 
November 2, 2010 Another Victory for Langbord Family in Illegal Confiscation Case Firm News/Press Release 
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 
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 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 Recognizes 103 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 Judge Dismisses $100-Million Lawsuit Against Boxing Manager Al Haymon Firm News/Press Release 
October 27, 2015 Kramer Levin Client Michael Steinberg Cleared of all Charges in Insider-Trading Case Firm News/Press Release 
November 18, 2015 Manhattan U.S. Attorney Drops Case Against Former Deutsche Bank Broker Firm News/Press Release 
J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1989
B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Duke University, 1986
New York, 1989
Honorable Mary Johnson Lowe,  U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York, 1989 - 1990
U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
U.S.C.A., 2nd Circuit
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)
    -Best Lawyers in America (2007-2016)
    -Benchmark Litigation (2009-2016)
    -Chambers Global (2011-2015)
    -Chambers USA (2008-2015)
    -Law360’s 2011 Most Valuable Player list
    -Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2013-2015)
    -Lawdragon 3000 (2011)
    -Legal 500 US (2009-2015)
    -Super Lawyers “Top 10 Lawyers in New York” (2010, 2014)
    -Super Lawyers “Top 100” (2008-2015)
    -New York University, Adjunct Professor (2003-2007)
    -New York University, Adjunct Assistant Professor (1995-2003)
    -American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
    -Coalition for the Homeless, Chairman, Board of Directors
    -Federal Defenders of New York, Inc., Chairman, Board of Directors
    -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