Nicholas Berg

Top rated securities litigation attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana

Reasonover & Berg, LLC
Nicholas Berg
Reasonover & Berg, LLC

Practice Areas: Securities litigation, Business litigation, Insurance coverage; view more

Licensed in Louisiana since: 2010

Education: Tulane University Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2023
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Reasonover & Berg, LLC

400 Poydras Street
Suite 1980
New Orleans, LA 70130 Visit website

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Mr. Berg’s practice includes a wide variety of commercial litigation, with a focus on securities litigation and arbitration. He represents individual and institutional investors, public pension funds, and hedge funds in investment disputes with investment banks, investment advisors, and brokerage firms in state and federal court, and in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Mr. Berg also represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial litigation matters, including derivative suits and claims involving unfair trade practices, fraud, negligence and breaches of fiduciary duties by managers, directors and officers of corporations. In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Mr. Berg has also represented many commercial and residential property owners in insurance claims seeking recovery of property damage and loss of business income.  Mr. Berg has received recognition from the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (“PIABA”) for assisting its amicus curiae efforts and furthering the protection of investors against investment abuses.  Mr. Berg has also been a co-presenter of a course on mediation as part of the Loyola Law School Skills Curriculum. 

Practice areas

Securities litigation, Business litigation, Insurance coverage

Focus areas

Bad faith insurance

  • 50% Securities litigation
  • 40% Business litigation
  • 10% Insurance coverage

First Admitted: 2010, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.new-orleans-lawyer.us/nicholas-berg.html

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association ("PIABA")
  • Louisiana Association of Justice
  • American Association of Justice, Business Torts section
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Received recognition from the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association ("PIABA") for assisting PIABA in its amicus curiae efforts and furthering the protection of investors against investment abuses.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-presenter of a course on mediation as part of the Loyola Law School Skills Curriculum
  • Mr. Berg authored a chapter on collecting from insolvent corporation in the Thomson West treatise on Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases.  The chapter addressed strategies to hold successor entities and individuals liable for the debts of insolvent corporations., Authored Chapter on Collecting from Insolvent Corporations, Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases, 2019
  • Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases (Thomson Reuters 2011)
  • Bringing It All Back Home: The Fifth and Second Circuits Allow Domestic Prosecutions for Oil Record Book Violations by Foreign Flagged Vessels, 34 TUL. MAR. L.J. 253 (2009)
  • Quantum Survey 2007-2008, 33 TUL. MAR. L.J. 603 (2009)
  • Collision Survey 2007-2008, 33 TUL. MAR. L.J. 631 (2009)
  • Forum Selection Clause Survey 2007-2008, 33 TUL. MAR. L.J. 661 (2009)
Educational Background:
  • Tulane University, cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and History
Honors/Awards:
  • Magna cum laude, Order of the Coif and CALI Award for Excellence in Business Enterprises II in Tulane University Law School
  • Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal, Tulane University Law School
Representative Clients:
  • Cythereal, Inc., 2021
  • CA High Yield Fund, LLC, 2020
  • Opportunity Homes, LP, 2017
  • Great Northern & Southern Navigation Co., LLC, 2020
  • CA Core Fixed Income Fund, Ltd., 2020
  • Sand Spring Capital III Master Fund, 2020
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish - Board Chair and President, 2022
  • Youth Run Nola - Board Member, 2022
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • $2,839,855 AAA arbitration award in favor of tech startup against venture capital firm and affiliates. Served as lead trial counsel. Successfully confirmed arbitration award in district court., 2022
  • Judgment dismissing claims by estate of named insured for policy proceeds against designated beneficiary on life insurance policies.  Successfully upheld judgment on appeal., 2022
  • $445,000 settlement in commercial fraud case for misappropriation of assets from a shopping center development., 2021
  • $132,000 settlement of securities arbitration in favor of university professor against broker dealer for recommendation of unsuitable investment strategy. , 2019
  • $690,000 settlement against broker-dealer in favor of retiree., 2019
  • $470,000 settlement of securities fraud suit against investment advisor., 2019
  • $2,366,673 FINRA arbitration award against Capitol Securities Management, Inc. in favor of two retirees, 2019
  • $250,495.11 FINRA arbitration award against Oppenheimer and Co., Inc. in favor of retiree., 2019
  • $43,325,977 settlement with Stifel, Nicolaus & Co, Inc., and affiliates, for securities fraud claims on behalf of nine investment funds., 2017
  • $500,000 settlement with insurance company on behalf of hotel owner for damage from sprinkler leaklage., 2015
  • $1,275,000 settlement with Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company on behalf of hotel owner for Hurricane Issac damage and loss of business income., 2015
Industry Groups:
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Institutional Investors
  • Maritime
  • Medium and Small Businesses
  • Pension Funds
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Retail Investors

Office location for Nicholas Berg

400 Poydras Street
Suite 1980
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: 504-526-2921

Selections

9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2023

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