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The Berkman Law Firm, PLLC

112 West 34th Street
18th Foor
New York, NY, 10120

The Berkman Law Firm, PLLC

2260 Grand Avenue
PO Box 217
Baldwin, NY, 11510


Practice areas


  1. Business: 30%
  2. Corporate: 30%
  3. LLC: 15%
  4. M & A: 15%
  5. International Law: 10%

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  • Michael Charles Doland

    Although new to Avvo, the experience of Mr. Berkman is immediately evident. His answers are accurate, analytic, and customized to the needs of the Avvo askers. These are exactly the qualities that every client would look for when hiring an attorney.


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NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 199003/07/2016
CTAdministrative Suspension199007/14/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Finalist: Best AtttorneysNY Enterprise Report2012
NYLS Law ReviewEditor-in-Chief1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
General CounselBigfoot Ventures Ltd.2000 - 2010
Senior AttorneyWhitman Breed Abbott & Morgan1998 - 2000
Senior AssociateArent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn1997 - 1998
Teaching FellowStanford Law School1996 - 1997
InstructorQuinnipiac University School Of Law1994 - 1995
AssociateDavis Scott Weber & Edwards1993 - 1994
AssociateSullivan & Cromwell1990 - 1993
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States Court Of Appeals For The 2nd Circuit1989 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Second Chance Animal RescueDirector2014 - Present
Families In Support of Treatment, Inc.Advisory Board2014 - Present
Carmike Cinemas, Inc.Compensation & Nominating Committee Member2013 - Present
Carmike Cinemas, Inc.Governance Committee Member2012 - Present
Carmike Cinemas Inc. (Nasdaq: CKEC)Board of Directors2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
mybizlawyer.blogspot.comMy Biz Lawyer2013
APressDue Diligence and the Business Transaction: Getting the Deal Done (BOOK)2013
NY Law JournalDue Process and Foreign Arbitral Awards2000
15 UCLA Pacific Basin L.J. 1 (Fall 1996)Intellectual Property Rights in the PRC: Impediments to Protection and the Need for the Rule of Law,1996
34 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 169 (1989)Rejection of Collective Bargaining Agreements Under 11 U.S.C. § 11131989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawInternational StudiesLL.M - Master of Laws1996
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Middlebury CollegeN/APolitical Science/Chinese1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Due DiligenceDo Due Diligence on Your Business Before It is Done on You2015
Business Profits in the Real WorldDue Diligence and the Business transaction2015
CLEBusiness StructuresN/A