Benjamin J. Berger

Benjamin J. Berger

Principal, Hartford

(860) 548-2636

bberger@uks.com

Since joining the Firm in 2002, Mr. Berger's practice areas have included construction law, transportation law, professional defense and intellectual property litigation.  Representative clients include architects, engineers, transport companies and manufacturers in an array of litigation and contract matters.  Mr. Berger has also represented cutting edge software, engineering and manufacturing firms in franchise, copyright and contract litigation and various insurance companies in bad faith and property claims. 

Mr. Berger has tried a range of cases to verdict in the arenas of subrogation, general commercial litigation and professional malpractice.  He has also conducted numerous arbitrations and mediations on behalf of his clients.  Mr. Berger also devotes substantial portions of his practice to the avoidance of litigation and risk management, by working closely with his clients on pre-litigation and claim prevention strategies.

Mr. Berger is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Hartford County Bar Association.  He is admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut and the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut.  Mr. Berger is the former co-chair of the Construction Section of the Connecticut Bar Association's Young Lawyers' Committee, and has been a participant in the Hartford College Construction Institute. 

Mr. Berger obtained his J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 2002. He graduated with honors in his Concentration in Litigation and Dispute Resolution.  Mr. Berger received a B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College in 1999. He earned recognition through acceptance to the Phi Alpha Theta International History Society and as Class Secretary/Treasurer in 1996/1997.  Mr. Berger was a four year varsity letter winner in soccer and was an officer and rush chairman in the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity.  Mr. Berger resides in Simsbury and is a Vice President on the Board of the Simsbury Soccer Club.

Practice FocusEducation
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA, 2002
    ABA Client Counseling Competition Semi-Finalist
    Criminal Practice Clinic, 2001
    Stone Moot Court, Fall 2000
    Law School Assembly
    Vice President, Public Interest Project
  • B.A. English and History, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 1999
    Varsity Soccer (4 years)
    Class Secretary/Treasurer 1997
    Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity
Professional & Community Associations
  • Greater Hartford/New Haven Franklin & Marshall Alumni Committee
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Simsbury Soccer Club
Bar & Court Admissions
  • State of Connecticut 
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court of Connecticut
Benjamin J. Berger

Jennifer Lewis

Administrative Assistant

860.509.5355

jlewis@uks.com