Nicholas Berg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Securities Litigation Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Reasonover & Berg, LLC
 | 400 Poydras Street, Suite 1980
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-526-2921
Fax: 504-587-1577
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Securities Litigation (60%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    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
    • 60%Securities Litigation
    • 30%Business Litigation
    • 10%Insurance Coverage
    Focus Areas

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    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

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    About Nicholas Berg

    Admitted: 2010, Louisiana

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

    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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association ("PIABA")
    • Louisiana Association of Justice
    • American Association of Justice, Business Torts section

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish - Board Member, 2020
    • Youth Run Nola - Board Member, 2020

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-presenter of a course on mediation as part of the Loyola Law School Skills Curriculum
    • 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)

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $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
    • $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
    • $2,366,673 FINRA arbitration award against Capitol Securities Management, Inc. in favor of two retirees, 2019

    Representative Clients:

    • 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

    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.

    Educational Background:

    • Tulane University, cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and History

    Industry Groups

    • Hospitality Industry
    • Institutional Investors
    • Maritime
    • Medium and Small Businesses
    • Pension Funds
    • Real Estate Developers
    • Retail Investors
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    Office Location for Nicholas Berg

    400 Poydras Street
    Suite 1980
    New Orleans, LA 70130

    Phone: 504-526-2921

    Fax: 504-587-1577

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    Last Updated: 2/27/2020

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