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Carl D. Berry, a former New York State Trooper and U.S. Marine Corp Reservist who served during the Gulf War, received his bachelors in political science from the State University of New York, College at New Paltz and his juris doctorate from North Carolina Central University School of Law. Mr. Berry represents a number of companies in general business matters including, commercial transactions, corporate compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and licensing, as well as litigation in state and federal court. He also practices sport and entertainment law providing representation to world class professional athletes, musicians and producers, and television and event production companies.
While at North CarolinaCentralUniversity, a historically BlackUniversity, Mr. Berry served as Class Vice President and Class President. He was a founding member of the law school’s Entertainment & Sports Law Association and served on the school’s Coalition for Battered Women. He was selected by the University’s Chancellor, the Honorable Julius Chambers, to serve on the Select Search Committee for the LawSchool’s Dean.
Early in his career, Mr. Berry had the opportunity to work in private practice under the tutelage of former Florida Secretary of State the late Jessie J. McCrary, who was the first African American to hold to the post for the State of Florida since reconstruction. During that time Mr. Berry became a Jim K. Batten Fellow and was on the Board of Directors for the Miami Black Archives. Mr. Berry continued his private law practice which included commercial litigation, real property litigation, labor and employment, contract, copyright and sports and entertainment law.
Mr. Berry also worked in sports television, and event promotion, initially, with Don King Productions, Inc. and later Warriors Boxing Promotions, Inc. He has worked on and promoted television programs seen on HBO, Showtime, ESPN, domestic cable and Pay Per View, seen by millions of viewers in 107 countries. Mr. Berry has worked with and represented world class athletes such as Former World Champions, Michael Moorer, Hector Camacho, Richard Hall, Juan Urango, David Santos and O’Neil Bell.
He has published articles and text in the area of Federal labor and employment, Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as EEOC law. Mr. Berry is also Associate Graduate Faculty at Florida Atlantic University, teaching sports law for the MBA Sports Administration program and business law for the Barry Kaye College of Business.