Neil P. Berman

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Salinas, California

Rucka, O'Boyle, Lombardo & McKenna, PC
Neil P. Berman
Rucka, O'Boyle, Lombardo & McKenna, PC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Securities Litigation, Workers' Compensation; view more

Licensed in California since: 2006

Education: Santa Clara University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2021

Rucka, O'Boyle, Lombardo & McKenna, PC

245 West Laurel Drive
Salinas, CA 93906 Visit website


Neil P. Berman is a partner at Rucka, O'Boyle, Lombardo & McKenna, PC, located in Salinas, California. Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury matters, he represents clients with cases involving wrongful death, products liability, automobile accidents, toxic torts and premises liability.

Licensed to practice in California and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Mr. Berman provides sound and knowledgeable counsel. He also takes on cases related to Social Security Disability, employment law and workers’ compensation.

Passionate about fighting for the rights of his clients who have been harmed due to the ignorance and carelessness of another party, Mr. Berman handles all cases with a sincere dedication and untiring zeal for his clients’ liberties. He is a zealous and aggressive advocate with a steady commitment to his clients’ interests.

Obtaining his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law, Mr. Berman has a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Washington. Actively involved in the legal community, he has memberships in the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the Santa Cruz County Bar Association, the Monterey County Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

While in law school, Mr. Berman served as a clerk at the Santa Clara University School of Law Northern California Innocence Project, focusing on legal reforms for innocent prisoners. He is a board of governors’ member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, which focuses on the constitutional rights of consumers.

Admired for his remarkable work in the legal community, Mr. Berman has received the highest rating through Martindale-Hubbell, the AV Preeminent* peer review rating and has received a “Superb” rating on Avvo. He is also the recipient of the Presidential Award of Merit by the Consumer Attorneys of California.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Securities Litigation, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 80% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Securities Litigation
  • 10% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage:

  • Selected to the Northern California Rising Stars List by Super Lawyers each year between 2013 and 2020
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California
  • American Association for Justice  
  • Monterey County Bar Association
  • Santa Cruz County Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (Member, Board of Governors, 2014 Executive Committee and 2013 NLD Chair)
Educational Background:
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Washington
Industry Groups:
  • Consumer Attorneys Of California

Office location for Neil P. Berman

245 West Laurel Drive
Salinas, CA 93906

Phone: 831-443-1051


9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2021

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