Adam M. Berger

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Miller Berger, LLC
Adam M. Berger
Miller Berger, LLC

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, Franchise & Dealership view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1999

Education: Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010
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Miller Berger, LLC

20 N Clark St
Suite 525
Chicago, IL 60602 Visit website

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Adam M. Berger is a partner at Miller Berger, LLC, in Chicago, Illinois, serving clients in the Chicagoland area and throughout U.S. He offers legal counsel on matters involving business litigation, construction litigation, employment litigation, and franchise and dealerships. 

A Washington University graduate with a bachelor’s in economics and French, Mr. Berger studied law at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he was a dean’s list student. He was a member of the National Moot Court Team, winning the Intra-School Moot Court Competition and the Best Oral Advocate award. Furthermore, he was selected to be a part of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team and also won the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for legal research.

Earning his law degree in 1999, Mr. Berger was admitted to practice law the same year in Indiana. He is also admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois; the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Wisconsin; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. 

Active in his local community and legal circle, Mr. Berger serves on the board of several private and public associations. He maintains memberships with:

·       The Chicago Bar 

·       The Northwest Suburban Bar Association

·       The Illinois Independent Auto Dealers Association

·       The National Independent Auto Dealers Association

·       The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association

·       The Illinois Defense Counsel

Mr. Berger has been peer-reviewed through Martindale-Hubbell and received high ratings for his communication skills, legal knowledge and experience of more than 2 decades in the legal field. He holds an “Excellent” rating on Avvo for his commitment to the legal profession. Moreover, the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter has honored him with the Trial Lawyer Excellence Award, and he is recognized as an Elite Lawyer by the ranking service that honors the legal competence of attorneys in the U.S. (2020-2022).

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Construction Litigation: Business, Franchise/Dealership, Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 30% Business Litigation
  • 30% Construction Litigation: Business
  • 30% Franchise/Dealership
  • 10% Employment Litigation: Defense

First Admitted: 1999, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.millerberger.com/adam-berger

Honors/Awards:
  • “Trial Lawyer Excellence Award”, Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter
  • Elite Lawyer, 2020-2023
  • Super Lawyer, 2022-2023
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star, Construction Litigation
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Author, Chapter 1 and Chapter 4, A Young Lawyer’s Guide to Real Estate Practice, The Young Lawyers Section, Chicago Bar Association
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois
  • HACIA
  • National Independent Auto Dealer Association
  • Illinois Independent Auto Dealer Association, Board Member
  • Illinois Defense Counsel
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Federal Trial Bar
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
Educational Background:
  • Washington University, St. Louis, 1993
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Defense verdict in wrongful death case ($8,000,000 demand), 2015
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Summary judgment in favor of automobile dealership on multi-count complaint upheld on appeal by the First District., 2020

Office location for Adam M. Berger

20 N Clark St
Suite 525
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-964-3735

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2010

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