Paul B. Bergman

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Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in New York, NY

Paul B. Bergman, P.C.
 | 950 3rd Avenue, 32nd Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-355-7711
Fax: 212-755-5509
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1968
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Paul B. Bergman, the principal attorney and founder of Manhattan-based Paul B. Bergman, P.C., focuses primarily on white collar criminal defense. Mr. Bergman has defended clients in several high-profile cases since opening the firm in 1986, and he brings more than four decades of trial experience to each case. Mr. Bergman represents clients in New York City and the surrounding areas and often travels to provide representation to clients throughout the United States.

Mr. Bergman obtained his bachelor's degree from the College of the City of New York in 1964 before graduating from Brooklyn Law School in 1967. He worked as both a law clerk for a judge in the appellate division of the New York Supreme Court and an assistant U.S. attorney before moving into private practice, experience that granted him the unique ability to look at a case from both sides of the docket. Additionally, he has worked as an attorney for the Federal Aviation Administration. He was subsequently a partner and associate attorney at multiple prominent New York law firms before opening Paul B. Bergman, P.C.

For the past 30 years, Mr. Bergman has held the coveted AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he was included in New York magazine's Best Lawyers** in New York. Mr. Bergman previously served as president for the New York Council of Defense Lawyers and is currently a member of the New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Practitioner's Advisory Group to the U.S. Sentencing Commission. He serves on the Criminal Justice Act Committee for the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit as well.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

** The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White Inc., Aiken, SC [Editor's note: New York magazine pulls their "Best Lawyers" list from Woodward/White's publication.]

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (80%)

Criminal Defense (20%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Paul Bergman

Admitted: 1968, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.paulbergmanlaw.com/Attorney/Paul-B-Bergman.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America, New York magazine
  • AV Preeminent Rating Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1971
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1971
  • New York, 1968
  • Vice-President, New York Council of Defense Lawyers
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Practitioner's Advisory Group to the U.S. Sentencing Commission
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • President, New York Council of Defense Lawyers

Educational Background:

  • City College of New York, New York, New York, B.A., 1964
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Office Location for Paul B. Bergman

950 3rd Avenue
32nd Floor
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 212-355-7711

Fax: 212-755-5509

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Last Updated: 5/14/2019

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