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Our reputation as a national leader in the field of prosecuting class action, commercial litigation, and qui tam cases makes headlines and shapes precedent across the country.Major media outlets and industry publications regularly consult Berger Montague lawyers as knowledgeable and insightful sources to comment on regulation, legislation, precedent-setting cases, and industry developments.To learn about the most recent activities of the firm and its attorneys, read on. If you are a member of the news media seeking to develop a story concerning a legal subject or newsworthy case, please contact Katherine Nolen at (215) 875-3042 or knolen@bm.net.

Berger Montague Moves to Philadelphia High-Rise, Announces Firm Rebrand

After nearly 50 years at its historic brownstone on Locust Street, Berger Montague has moved its office headquarters to 1818 Market Street. The firm now occupies the building’s entire 36th floor and a portion of the 35th floor—more than 40,000 square feet in total.

Berger Montague Named a 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers Finalist

Berger Montague is proud to announce that the firm has been named a 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers finalist by The National Law Journal in four areas of law—Environmental Protection, Pharmaceutical Litigation, Privacy/Data Breach, and Racial Discrimination.

Long-Running Drywall Price-Fixing Lawsuit Settles for More Than $190 Million

Berger Montague is pleased to announce that on July 17, 2018, Judge Michael M. Baylson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued an order approving the last of the settlements in the long-running case In re Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litigation. This latest settlement brings the total amount of settlements for the class to over $190 million.

33 Berger Montague Attorneys Named 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Each year, Super Lawyers selects attorneys using peer nominations and evaluations that are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Shareholder Daniel R. Miller Appears on CBS Series WHISTLEBLOWER

Berger Montague is excited to announce that Shareholder Daniel R. Miller, who serves as co-chair of the firm’s Whistleblower, Qui Tam & False Claims Act Practice Group, appeared on the premiere episode of CBS’s new summer true-crime documentary series WHISTLEBLOWER.

  • July 5, 2018
  • False Claims Act/Qui Tam/Whistleblower
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The Legal Intelligencer Names Berger Montague a 2018 Law Firm Innovator

This is the first year the Intelligencer has bestowed this award, which honors law firms, lawyers, and legal professionals who push the envelope to build their businesses, think outside the box, and have demonstrated an ability to distinguish their brands in a crowded market.

Susan Schneider Thomas, Jonathan DeSantis Published in the University of Dayton Law Review

Two Berger Montague attorneys recently had a law review article published concerning the False Claims Act (“FCA”). The article is entitled “Misguided Meanders: The ‘Trail of Fraud’ under the Public Disclosure Bar of the False Claims Act,” published in 42 Univ. of Dayton Law Rev. 161 (2018).

  • May 31, 2018
  • False Claims Act/Qui Tam/Whistleblower
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Berger Aerospace Law Collection of the Biddle Law Library Honored by the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law of the University of Pennsylvania Law School

The Berger Law collection at Penn’s Biddle Law Library represents one of the preeminent collections of printed documents, treatises and expert commentary on aerospace law held by an academic law library of the United States.

Berger Montague’s Antitrust Practice Group, Notable Practitioners Ranked in the Chambers USA 2018 Guide

Berger Montague is proud to announce that the firm’s antitrust practice group has been recognized in the Chambers USA 2018 Guide in the Antitrust – Pennsylvania category. In addition, Chairman Emeritus & Managing Shareholder Merrill G. Davidoff, Chairman Emeritus & Managing Shareholder H. Laddie Montague, Jr., Managing Shareholder Eric L. Cramer, and Managing Shareholder David F. Sorensen have been individually recognized for their exceptional antitrust work.

Shareholder Shauna B. Itri to Speak at the American Bar Association’s 12th National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement

Ms. Itri’s panel is scheduled for June 13 from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. and is entitled “Relator’s Perspective.” As the False Claims Act has matured, lawyers who represent whistleblowers have worked to develop best practices for the investigation, initiation, litigation, and settlement or trial of qui tam cases. Ms. Itri and her fellow panelists will discuss the vetting, initiation, and resolution of such cases.

  • May 10, 2018
  • False Claims Act/Qui Tam/Whistleblower
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