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Andrew R. Berger — Of Counsel
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Some people gravitate toward complexity, and some want to be as far away from it as possible. For Andy Berger, the larger the scope, the more moving parts to manage, the better. Andy’s ability to grasp the big picture while minding the details allows him to tackle incredibly complex transactions and achieve order and structure at macro and micro levels.
As anyone who has been through a merger or acquisition knows, they are major events that create wide-ranging issues, entail significant negotiation and generate reams of paper or digital documents for review. In both general corporate and health care transactions such as these, Andy brings thoroughness, care and attention to detail balanced with creative, but practical, business strategies and advice.
Of course, one might expect a love of complexity from a man whose iTunes catalog runs the gamut from George Gershwin to the Goo Goo Dolls. Andy’s practice is equally diverse, also including significant experience in hospitality industry corporate representation, commercial real estate financing, business organization and succession planning and the negotiation and review of executive employment agreements.
In addition to his corporate board involvement, Andy is also involved in the non-profit sector and in the local Jewish community.
Awards & Honors
- Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Cincinnati in Corporate Law for 2016 and for Securities / Capital Markets Law for 2017 & 2021 by Woodward/White’s Best Lawyers in America®
- Recognized multiple times as one of Woodward/White’s Best Lawyers in America®
- Recognized multiple times by Law & Politics Media, Inc. as an Ohio Super Lawyer®
- Named a Leading Lawyer by Cincy Magazine in 2020
- Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Governors
- Member of Class XL of Leadership Cincinnati
- Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, Past President
- Isaac M. Wise Temple, Past President
- Hillel at the University of Cincinnati, Former Board Member
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, Doctor of Human Letters, 2019, honoris causa
Cornell University, J.D., 1978, cum laude
University of Nebraska, B.A., 1975, Phi Beta Kappa