Marni Berger

Top rated insurance coverage attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky P.C.
Marni Berger
Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky P.C.

Practice Areas: Insurance coverage, Civil rights, Civil litigation; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2010

Education: Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2023
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Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky P.C.

1650 Market St
52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103 Visit website



Marni’s practice focuses on consulting and securing recovery for innocent victims of abuse as well as those that have been wrongfully denied insurance coverage. She is passionate about helping the most vulnerable members of the population in matters involving sexual assault, domestic and child abuse, Title IX violations and civil rights violations.

She is a trial lawyer with broad and diverse general commercial litigation experience in both federal and state court actions throughout the country. She is accustomed to litigating matters against institutions of all shapes and sizes who have deprived her clients of their fundamental rights. Whether her clients need representation against a university, medical facility, insurance company, or another individual, she is a zealous advocate throughout all phases of litigation.

Marni routinely briefs and argues matters leading to favorable results. She has negotiated high value settlements and successfully arbitrated and mediated matters involving multiple defendants and insurers. Before joining the firm, Marni was a partner at a leading regional full-service law firm where she serviced clients in complex civil matters. She applies this knowledge base to her daily practice.

Practice areas

Insurance coverage, Civil rights, Civil litigation: plaintiff

Focus areas

Insurance, Bad faith insurance, Police misconduct, Discrimination

  • 50% Insurance coverage
  • 40% Civil rights
  • 10% Civil litigation: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2010, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

  • Summary of Erie Ins. Exch. v. Moore et al., 2020 Pa. LEXIS 2239, at *19 (Pa. Apr. 22, 2020). , PA Supreme Court Holds a Potentially Negligent Shooting Triggers the Duty to Defend Despite Preceding and Subsequent Intentional Shootings, Insurance
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – Rising Stars, 2014-2020
  • Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania , National Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Drexel University School of Law, National Trial Team Member; Teaching Assistant to The Honorable Mitchell Goldberg (USDC for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania); National Jewish Law Student Association (Executive Board) Event Coordinator
Educational Background:
  • George Washington University, BA in Political Communication, cum laude, 2006 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • The Philadelphia/South Jersey Region of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) 
  • American Association for Justice, 2022
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2022
  • Mongtomery County Bar Association Leadership Academy Member, 2022
  • Louis D. Brandeis Society
  • Vice President, Drexel Law Alumni Council
  • Pennsylvania, 2010 
  • New Jersey, 2010
  • Total of $5,555,000 on behalf of a then 19-year-old bread maker who lost most of his dominant hand in a devastating workplace accident.  , 2021
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • CLE by insurance recovery and insurance coverage attorneys regarding the implications of the new New Jersey Bad Faith Statute., Panelist, “New Dawn of Bad Faith in New Jersey", Magna Legal Services, Insurance, Auto Litigation, 2022
  • Marni provides an overview of the key issues that arise in insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. The course places an emphasis on the unique types of discovery requests permitted in bad faith litigation and the disputes that frequently arise as a result. While the principles that will be discussed are commonplace across the country, this course provides examples based upon cases litigated in Pennsylvania and New Jersey federal district courts and state courts. General practice tips are to be provided for counsel for the insured and insurer alike., Solo Speaker, Navigating Discovery During Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation, Lawline, Casualty & Property Insureds And Insurers, 2021
  • This seminary served as a guide to practitioners on the handling of bad faith litigation, types of insurance and an update on the law., Speaker, Bad Faith Litigation in Pennsylvania: Update on the Law and Practice Pointers, Phila Bar Association, 2021
Industry Groups:
  • Insurance Recovery for businesses and individuals
  • Personal; Victims of Sexual Abuse and Civil Rights & Title IX Violations

Office location for Marni Berger

1650 Market St
52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-496-8282


9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2023

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