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Steven N. Berger


Current Position

Engelman Berger, P.C.
2800 North Central Avenue
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Tel: 602-271-9090
Fax: 602-222-4999

Class: XXIV (2013)Circuit: Ninth


Arizona State University, B.S. Finance (1980)
University of Arizona, J.D., with highest distinction (1984)

Professional Career

Co-Founder/Shareholder, Engelman Berger, P.C. (1999-)
Partner, Gallagher & Kennedy P.A. (1989-99)
Associate, Streich, Lang, Weeks & Cardon (1985-89)
Law Clerk, Hon. Thomas Tang, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (1984-85)


State Bar of Arizona, Chair and Various Committee Chairs, Bankruptcy Section (1985-)
Arizona Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, Founding Executive Committee, Vice-President, Programming Chair, Master (Jan 2011-)
University of Arizona Rogers College of Law, Board member, Board of Visitors (2002-)
Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Lawyer Representative (Nov 2010-)
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Member, Judicial Selection Committee, D. Arizona (Feb-Apr 2012)
State Bar of Arizona, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Chair and Member (1992-96)
American Bankruptcy Institute (1999-)
Turnaround Management Association (1999-)


Bankruptcy Law and Procedure, a Guide for the Paralegal Wiley Law 1991 Co-author


Best Lawyers in America (2003-)
The Business Journal, Best of the Bar (2003-04)
American Jewish Committee, Shluker Communtiy Service Award (2004)
Arizona Southwest SuperLawyer, (2007-12)
SuperLawyers, Best 50 Arizona Lawyers (2011)
Equality Arizona, Individual Civil Rights Award (2011)
Martindale Hubbell, AV-Rated (1998-)
Certified in Business Bankruptcy by American Board of Certification (1998-)