Attorneys

Glen L. Abramson

Shareholder

Glen L. Abramson is a shareholder in the Consumer Protection, Lending Practice and Borrowers’ Rights, Securities Litigation, and Insurance and Financial Services practice groups at Berger Montague. He concentrates his practice on complex consumer protection and financial services litigation.  Mr. Abramson represents consumers in financial services and product defect class actions, as well as public and private institutional investors in securities fraud class actions and commercial litigation.

Shanon J. Carson

Managing Shareholder

Shanon J. Carson is a Managing Shareholder of the Firm. He Co-Chairs the Firm’s Employment Law and Consumer Protection Departments, and is a member of the Firm’s Commercial Litigation, Environmental & Mass Tort, Employee Benefits/ERISA, Insurance & Financial Products & Services, and Lending Practices and Borrowers’ Rights Departments.

Peter R. Kahana

Shareholder

Peter R. Kahana is a shareholder in the Insurance and Antitrust practice groups at Berger Montague. He concentrates his practice in complex civil and class action litigation involving relief for insurance policyholders and consumers of other types of products or services who have been victimized by fraudulent conduct and unfair business practices.

Patrick F. Madden

Associate

Patrick F. Madden is an associate attorney in the Consumer Protection, Insurance Fraud, and Predatory Lending and Borrowers’ Rights practice groups at Berger Montague. His practice principally focuses on consumer class actions concerning financial practices and insurance products.

Josh Ripley

Associate

Josh Ripley is an associate attorney in the Antitrust, Insurance Products & Financial Services, and Environmental & Mass Tort practice groups. Mr. Ripley graduated from Harvard Law School in 2015.

Sarah R. Schalman-Bergen

Shareholder

Sarah R. Schalman-Bergen is a Shareholder at the Firm. She Co-Chairs the Firm’s Employment Law Department and is a member of the Firm’s Antitrust, Insurance Products & Financial Services, and Lending Practices & Borrowers’ Rights Departments. She is also a member of the Firm’s Hiring Committee, Associate Development Committee and Pro Bono Committee.

Amanda R. Trask

Senior Counsel

Amanda R. Trask is Senior Counsel in the Consumer Protection and Insurance Fraud practice groups at Berger Montague. She concentrates her practice in the area of complex consumer litigation, prosecuting actions on behalf of consumers asserting claims against banks, insurance companies and other institutions for violations of both state and federal law, including claims under RESPA, RICO, FHA and state causes of action challenging unfair and deceptive practices.

Y. Michael Twersky

Associate

Y. Michael Twersky concentrates his practice primarily on representing plaintiffs in complex litigation, including on insurance, antitrust, and environmental matters. In the past, Mr. Twersky has worked on a wide variety of insurance matters including an insurance case in which a Federal District Court found on Summary Judgement that a large insurance company had breached its policy when it denied benefits under an accidental death insurance plan.

Lane L. Vines

Senior Counsel

Lane L. Vines’s practice is concentrated in the areas of securities/investor fraud, consumer and qui tam litigation. For more than 17 years, Mr. Vines has prosecuted both class action and individual opt-out securities cases for state government entities, public pension funds, and other large investors.

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