Brian A. Berkley is an associate with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Berkley concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on arbitration and complex breach of contract litigation, securities, financial services, and mergers and acquisition-related litigation, business tort and non-compete litigation, international matters, and First Amendment and media litigation. He has provided successful representation to Fortune 500 companies, midsize companies, and national and international clients.
Mr. Berkley also has an active pro bono practice. He is the co-founder of Pepper’s Veterans’ Rights Pro Bono Practice Group, which focuses on providing crucial legal representation to indigent veterans in Philadelphia. In recognition of his efforts, he received the 2013 Homeless Advocacy Project Award. He has represented Disability Rights of New Jersey, helping to ensure protection of the constitutional rights of disabled New Jersey residents. Mr. Berkley also represented Elton John’s AIDS Foundation in defense of the foundation’s intellectual property.