Kramer Levin's Harold P. Weinberger, partner and head of firm's Advertising Group, and Barry H. Berke, partner and co-chair of the firm's White Collar Defense and SEC Regulatory practice, have been inducted as Fellows into the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), joining a select group of litigators in one of the nation's premier legal associations. The induction ceremony took place on Saturday, February 28th during the College's 59th Annual Meeting in Puerto Rico. In order to qualify for the honor, lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years of trial experience. There are approximately 300 fellows in New York State. Mr. Weinberger and Mr. Berke were the only two attorneys sworn in from the state of New York this year.
Mr. Weinberger is a general commercial litigator and regularly advises clients on prospective advertising and has been lead counsel in the litigation of many false advertising cases under the Lanham Act, representing plaintiffs and defendants, as well as other complex intellectual property matters at the trial and appellate levels and in arbitrations.
Mr. Berke has extensive trial experience in all phases of criminal, regulatory and civil matters. He was profiled in The American Lawyer's "Young Litigators Fab Fifty" as one of the 50 leading litigation attorneys in the United States under the age of 45.