The firm was founded in 1992 by Phil
Berlin who has represented companies and entrepreneurs for more
than thirty years. Previously he was a partner in two major
law firms and has held prominent legal positions in Fortune 500
companies. In his last corporate job he was responsible for the
employment law function for a company with 1200 facilities and
more than 120,000 employees. Without sacrificing the quality of
work, he successfully reduced legal expenses by sixty percent.
Clients benefit from his understanding of business needs and
refreshing approach to the law.
"For over two decades Phil Berlin has represented our mid-sized
company in all areas of employment law, including employment
litigation. With his counsel we have avoided many serious
pitfalls. I know our interests are his top priority."
~ Marie Balicki, Vice President-Secretary
"Phil kept everyone engaged in a subject that could easily have
done the opposite. I believe he accomplished our objective of
educating our management team on the sensitivities as well as
the legalities related to harassment in the workplace."
~ Pam Gill, Vice President
is admitted to the Bar in California and Massachusetts. He
received his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University with
undergraduate in Government from the University of Massachusetts
and Master’s Degree in Labor Law from New York University School
of Law. Mediation training includes "Mediating the Litigated
Case" at Pepperdine University and many related courses. He
authored the cover story The Los
Angeles Lawyer on sexual harassment which is recognized as an
authority by West’s Annotated Codes. As an expert in the field,
he has been a guest speaker on sexual harassment before the
California State Bar. A respected speaker who engages his
audience, Phil has made presentations before the American
Management Association, Philadelphia Commission on Human Rights
Annual Conference, the Cardozo Society, various trade associations
and chambers of commerce. He provides seminars and workshops for
officers, managers, supervisors and employees on sexual
harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, employee
privacy, drug testing, wage and hour and other workplace laws.
High quality work by experienced attorneys
• Anticipation of issues and costs
• Timely responsive answers
Creative practical legal solutions
Ongoing strategy and update reviews
Work within your authorizations
services are based on client needs and goals to minimize
costs and maximize results. This means an aggressive
defense and a clearly defined strategy that achieves the
—— Philip E. Berlin, Esq.