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Andrew Berg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in West Warwick, RI

Sammartino & Berg
1350 Division Rd, Suite 102
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: 401-274-0113
Fax: 401-274-0175
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Rhode Island Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Employment & Labor: Employee, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A partner at the Rhode Island-based law firm, Sammartino & Berg LLP, Andrew Berg is a skilled and experienced litigator. Known for his passionate drive to help, he is dedicated to serving the people of Rhode Island and Massachusetts in the following matters:

  • Employment law
  • Criminal defense
  • Serious personal injuries
  • ERISA and disability benefits
  • Wrongful death 
  • DUI
  • Narcotic offenses
  • White collar crimes
  • Automobile accidents

Mr. Berg started his career as a prosecutor at the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office. He has successfully litigated hundreds of both simple and complex cases in the federal and state courts of Rhode Island.  

With 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Berg has dedicated his practice to assisting those in crisis, in a wide range of matters, including criminal defense, employment issues, and representing persons seriously injured in accidents. During his thirty years of practicing law, Andrew has appeared in nearly every courtroom in Rhode Island, both State and Federal. Along the way, Andrew has earned the trust and respect of both his peers and judges. Most importantly, Andrew represents his clients in a caring and sensitive manner. He understands that good communication is critical to clients experiencing a crisis. Accordingly, Andrew is quick to either pick up the phone, or promptly return emails and messages.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Berg is a member of professional organizations such as the Rhode Island Mediators Association, the American Arbitration Association and the Rhode Island Bar Association. At times, he attends various seminars and events as a speaker and addresses employment and labor issues. 

Practice Areas
  • 30%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 40%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Criminal Law, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Labor Law, Medical Malpractice

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011, 2021 - 2022

About Andrew Berg

First Admitted: 1992, Rhode Island

Professional Webpage: https://www.sbllp.net/aberg.html

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Place v. California Webbing Industries, 249 F.Supp.2d 157 (D.R.I. 2003)
  • State v. Garcia, 622 A.2d 446 (R.I. 1993)
  • State v. Koliscz, 623 A.2d 452 (R.I. 1993)
  • State v. Taylor, 623 A.2d 453 (R.I. 1993)
  • State v. Lusi, 625 A.2d 1350 (R.I. 1993)
  • State v. Taylor, 626 A.2d 201 (R.I. 1993)
  • State v. Warner, 626 A.2d 205 (R.I. 1993)
  • In Re Paul M., 626 A.2d 694 (R.I. 1993)
  • Link v. State, 633 A.2d 1345 (R.I. 1993)
  • State v. Mercado, 635 A.2d 260 (R.I. 1993)
  • State v. Koliscz, 636 A.2d 1329 (R.I. 1994)
  • State v. Flores, 637 A.2d 366 (R.I. 1994)
  • State v. LaChapelle, 638 A.2d 525 (R.I. 1994)
  • State v. Martino, 642 A.2d 679 (R.I. 1994)
  • State v. Powers, 643 A.2d 827 (R.I. 1994)
  • State v. Mariano, 648 A.2d 803 (R.I. 1994)
  • State v. D'Alo, 649 A.2d 498 (R.I. 1994)
  • State v. Cardoza, 649 A.2d 745 (R.I. 1994)
  • State v. Peguero, 652 A.2d 972 (R.I. 1995)
  • State v. Corcoran, 652 A.2d 979 (R.I. 1995)
  • State v. Froais, 653 A.2d 735 (R.I. 1995)
  • State v. Bruno, 656 A.2d 948 (R.I. 1995)
  • State v. Lopes, 660 A.2d 707 (R.I. 1996)
  • State v. Hewes, 666 A.2d 402 (R.I. 1995)
  • State v. Harrington, 689 A.2d 399 (R.I. 1997)
  • State v. D'Agostino, 691 A.2d 561 (R.I. 1997)
  • In Re Matthew A., 743 A.2d 553 (R.I. 2000)
  • Martin v. Howard, 784 A.2d 291 (R.I. 2001)
  • State v. Fillion, 785 A.2d 536 (R.I. 2001)
  • Dep't of Corrections v. Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers, 867 A.2d 823 (R.I. 2005)
  • United States v. Grigsby, 85 F.Supp.2d 100 (D.R.I. 2000)
  • Russell v. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 160 F.Supp.2d 239 (D.R.I. 2001)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Arbitration Association Roster of Neutral Labor/Employment Arbitrators
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1998
  • Massachusetts, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, 1992
  • Rhode Island, 1992
  • Rhode Island Mediators Association
  • Fee Arbitration Committee
  • American Arbitration Association Mediator
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Criminal Law Bench/Bar Committee
  • Superior Court Annexed Arbitration Panel
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Federal Bench/Bar Committee

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, B.A. 1989 (Phi Beta Kappa)
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Office Location for Andrew Berg

1350 Division Rd
Suite 102
West Warwick, RI 02893

Phone: 401-274-0113

Fax: 401-274-0175

Last Updated: 8/15/2022

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