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Since 1989, Ann K. Johnston, managing partner at the Northern California office of Berger Kahn, has focused her practice on defense of commercial and personal lines, first and third party insurance and bad faith cases. She has first chair trial experience, and has lectured on claim handling issues at legal education conferences, as well as at insurance company seminars for claim personnel. She also provides frequent coverage advice to insurers, including taking examinations under oath on first party property issues, and rendering written coverage opinions on a variety of property and liability issues.


Ann also represents small businesses and individuals in various types of business litigation, including cases involving construction defect, wrongful termination, Prop 65, defamation, and wrongful eviction. She has been selected seven times to the list of Northern California Super Lawyers.


Ann handles cases throughout the state of California, and has also litigated cases in Washington and Nevada pro hac vice.


Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
  2. Insurance: 50%

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Berger Kahn A Law Corporation

300 Tamal Plaza
Suite 215
Corte Madera, CA, 94925


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Northern California Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalBerger Kahn A Law Corporation1997 - Present
AttorneyBerger Kahn A Law Corporation1989 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of San FranciscoMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
San Francisco Court Appointed Special AdvocatesVolunteerN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of California - IrvineN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986