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Lars L. Berg

Biography

Lars L. Berg represents individuals, corporations and other institutional clients as plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil litigation matters, including business and commercial disputes, product liability claims, trade-secret litigation, trademark disputes, personal-injury claims, employment law, and civil-rights litigation. Mr. Berg also has broad experience in professional malpractice claims and disputes among business partners and among shareholders of privately-held entities. He has also acted as the court-appointed receiver in an action filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.  His extensive trial experience has gained him membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates and enabled him to become board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2001 and re-certified in 2006, 2011 and 2016.

Mr. Berg’s professional commitment also extends to his past service on the Advisory Committee to the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas. He is the former president of the Labor and Employment Section of the Tarrant County Bar Association. He was appointed by the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas to serve on the 2009 Merit Selection Panel for the United States Magistrate Judge position in Fort Worth. The Chief Judge also appointed him to serve on the 2016 Merit Selection Panel for the United States Magistrate Judge position in Wichita Falls. 

U.S. News and World Reports has included Mr. Berg on The Best Lawyers in America® ranking every year since 2005. From 2008 through 2017, he was named a Texas Super Lawyer which is a list published in Texas Monthly magazine by Thomson Reuters. Mr. Berg was also voted by his peers as among the city’s best attorneys in polls conducted by Fort Worth, Texas magazine and 360 West.  He is also AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Experience and highlights
  • Recently obtained a $3.2 million dollar jury verdict in a case involving the theft of trade secrets
  • Recently won a jury verdict partitioning mineral interests in Zavalla County, Texas
  • Successfully prosecuted cutting-edge Internet-related trademark lawsuit
  • Successfully prosecuted trade-secret and trademark-infringement lawsuit for the domestic arm of an international, privately-held entity
  • Successfully prosecuted a breach-of-contract claim in an international arbitration related to an oil and gas exploration agreement
  • Successfully prosecuted breach-of-contract and bad-faith claims related to a first-party insurance claim
  • Successfully defended pharmaceutical company against claims that its products crippled plaintiffs
  • Successfully defended defense contractor in survival and wrongful-death claims arising out of the crash of a fighter jet
  • Successfully defended helicopter manufacturer in survival and wrongful-death claims arising out of crash of a commercial helicopter
  • Successfully defended component part manufacturer against survival and wrongful-death claims arising out of the crash of a commercial airliner
  • Successfully defended chemical manufacturer in class action lawsuit involving personal injuries and property damage caused by a spill from a rail car
  • Successfully defended Fortune 500 company against multimillion dollar claims for breach of contract and fraud related to licensing agreements
  • Successfully defended medical-device manufacturer against claims that its device caused serious personal injury
  • Successfully prosecuted multimillion dollar breach-of-contract claim for a Fortune 500 company against a construction contractor
  • Successfully prosecuted multimillion dollar medical-malpractice claim against nursing home
Affiliations and honors

AFFILIATIONS

  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate Member
  • Board Certified. Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2001, re-certified 2006, 2011, 2016
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court, Former Barrister
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Former President
  • Amon Carter, Jr. YMCA, Board of Managers, Former Chairman

HONORS

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2005-2019
  • Top Attorney in Civil Law and Litigation, and Product Liability, 360 West magazine, 2018
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2008-2018
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2012-2018
  • Top Attorney in Product Liability Law, 360 West magazine, 2017
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2004-2007
Education
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1993
  • The University of Texas, B.B.A., 1989
  • Law Clerk to Honorable John McBryde, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas