Professional Biography

Michael (Mike) P. Berman Partner

  • Phoenix

    D +1.602.351.8160

    F +1.602.648.7160


    2901 N. Central Avenue, Suite 2000

    Phoenix, AZ




Mike Berman, a partner in the firm's Litigation practice, focuses on business litigation, labor and employment law and alternate dispute resolution.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Benchmark Litigation’s Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys as a Local Litigation Star in Commercial Litigation
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 - Present: Commercial Litigation; Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as "America's Leading Employment Lawyers," 2005 - 2013
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
    (AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)
  • Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2018

Professional Leadership

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Maricopa County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem, 2001 - 2013
  • Arizona Science Center, Board of Trustees, 1993 - 2004




Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Arizona

  • Supreme Court of the United States

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona


  • Harvard Law School, J.D.,
    cum laude
    , 1973
  • Rice University, B.A.,
    cum laude
    , 1969