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William Berger

Of Counsel

With nearly 40 years of experience as an attorney and litigator, William Berger prides himself on being a businessman who practices law. He applies his business acumen, experience, and concierge-style approach to client service and has become a consultant and trusted advisor to his clients, colleagues and peers. His client list includes banks, insurance companies, businesses, real estate developers and country clubs, as well as numerous individuals.

Mr. Berger lends his years of experience to numerous business and economic development organizations, as well as to community and charitable groups.

President Obama honored Mr. Berger in 2010 with the President’s Call to Service Award, which is the highest honor awarded by the President’s office for extensive service to the community.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1970
  • B.A., History, State University of New York, 1965

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, Board of Directors
  • Dan Marino Foundation, Member, 2011
  • Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, Trustee Member
  • Greater Ft. Lauderdale Alliance, Board Member
    • Leadership Council, 2011
  • HomeSafe, The Clarence Clemmons Classic, Co-Chair, 2005-2011
    • Committee Member, 2000-2005
  • International Economic Forum of the Americas, Palm Beach Strategic Forum, Chairman, 2011-2012
  • Judicial Nominating Committee, 4th District Court of Appeals, 2009-Present
  • North Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, Trustee Member
  • Palm Beach State College, Board of Trustees
    • Chairman of District Board of Trustees, 2011-2012
  • Quebec-Florida Chamber of Commerce, Founding Member


  • U.S. News & World Report, “Best Lawyers in America,” Commercial Litigation, 2010-2020, 2022-2024
  • U.S. News & World Report, “Best Lawyers in America,” Litigation – Banking and Finance, Real Estate, 2022-2024
  • U.S. News & World Report, “Lawyer of the Year,” Commercial Litigation, 2020, 2022
  • Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, “Top Lawyers” 2021
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent ™
  • South Florida Business & Wealth, “Leaders In Law Award,” Litigation, 2014
  • Super Lawyers magazine, “Super Lawyers Florida,” Business Litigation, 2006-2013
  • South Florida Business Journal, “Key Partners,” 2006
  • South Florida Business Journal, “Heavy Hitter in Finance,” 2004
  • Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, “Business Leader of the Year,” 2009

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