Allan Berger is the founder of the Allan Berger & Associates law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana, established in January 1975.
For 35 years Allan Berger has concentrated on representing injured victims against insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and large corporations, subscribing to the belief that the everyday person can be equal to the large corporation against him or her in the courtroom.
In addition to handling automobile, maritime, and product liability cases, Mr. Berger has handled cases involving medical malpractice and pharmaceutical litigation. Examples of pharmaceutical litigation matters that Berger has been involved with include Fen-Phen, Breast Implant, Rezulin, PPA, Vioxx, Bextra, Celebrex and Zyprexa cases.
Mr. Berger graduated from Oklahoma University in 1971 and received his JD from Loyola Law School of New Orleans in 1974. He is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts as well as in the United States Supreme Court. In addition to being a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys which concerns his work in the field of medical malpractice, Mr. Berger is listed as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisiana and has been designated as one of the top attorneys in the state by Louisiana Super Lawyers.
Areas of Practice
Maritime/Jones Act Claims
Admitted to Practice
U.S.D.C. – Eastern District of Louisiana
U.S.D.C. – Western District of Louisiana
U.S.D.C. – Middle District of Louisiana
U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
U.S. Supreme Court
Oklahoma University (B.A) – 1971 Norman, OK
Loyola Law School (J.D..) – 1974 New Orleans, LA
Professional Societies and Affiliations
Diplomate – American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
Member – New Orleans Bar Association – since 1990
Member – Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers – since 1984
Member – Louisiana State Bar Association – since 1981
Member – Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association – since 1980
Member – American Bar Association – since 1976
Louisiana State Bar Association
Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers
Jefferson Bar Association Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association Medical Malpractice Committee- 1985 – 1986
Sections on Law Practice Management; Entertainment and Sports Industries; Litigation
Member – Association of Trial Lawyers of America – since 1980
Associate Professor – Tulane Law School Trial Advocacy Program
Served as a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Breast Implant Class Action
Allan Berger, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Allan Berger & Associates, PLC
4173 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: (504) 486-9481
Fax: (504) 483-8130