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Firm Overview

I began my firm in 1983 and worked as a sole practitioner until May 2003 when I joined the law firm of Hersh & Hersh in San Francisco. My focus has always been to try to right wrongs perpetrated by "bad guys" against "good guys."Example casesI have worked on numerous cases involving sexual harassment-primarily in the workplace, including a jury verdict/judgment for a woman sexually harassed on the assembly line. I also worked to obtain a jury verdict/judgment for a man who was the victim of "male on male" sex harassment. Additionally, I handled several cases involving unlawful harassment by debt collectors, a case involving a woman who was fired for refusing to work with a supervisor who was using a racial epithet against her and a case of harassment because of my client's sexual orientation. I work on a multitude of cases where my clients were treated unlawfully in the workplace.
Main Office


2222 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Berkeley  CA  94704

Phone
  • (510) 981-0143
Fax
  • (510) 848-3500

Berne Reuben

I clerked for two years in the United States District Court for the Honorable William J. Nealon, Chief Justice, Middle District of Pennsylvania. I worked for a law firm in San Francisco from 1980 to 1983 and I've have taught first year torts and insurance law and litigation at Golden Gate University Law School. I have also served as a Judge Pro Tem in small claims court.

I am aided by my twenty-five years of litigation experience.

I believe I have the ability to "cut to the chase" and also understand what is reasonable. I have an expertise in cross examination and jury selection. I also always try to keep in mind what is best for my client.

I am reasonable, but tough.

Personal interests:

I love playing music (mostly rock and roll, generally rhythm instruments). I have always played sports (although I notice this has been decreasing as I have gotten older). I also like games (primarily backgammon and poker).

License
  • Bar Number: 79332
    California , 1978
Education
  • Boalt Hall (University of Berkeley School of Law)
    J.D. , 1977
    Berkeley, CA
    My focus was to learn various areas of the law.
  • Golden Gate University School of Law
    1st year , 1974
    San Francisco, CA
    My focus was to learn various areas of the law.
  • Clark University
    B.A. in Philosophy , 1970
    Worcester, MA
    Teaching assistantship in philosophy.

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