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Daniel T. Berger


Daniel Berger is an attorney focusing his practice on complex civil litigation.  Daniel represents businesses and individuals in commercial disputes involving a wide range of issues including contract law, unfair competition and trade secrets, professional liability, and business torts.  Daniel has experience litigating cases in both state and federal courts, as well as defending and prosecuting appeals in the Virginia Supreme Court.

Before going into private practice, Daniel served as Judicial Clerk to Hon. Robert J. Humphreys, Court of Appeals of Virginia, 2011-2013.

  • Obtained dismissal of all claims against former directors of a condominium association in a suit brought by the company alleging misconduct.  Judgment upheld on appeal to the Virginia Supreme Court and obtained an award of all attorneys’ fees and costs for the former directors.  
  • Represented a bank in multiple litigated matters in various courts relating to nonperforming assets purchased by the bank from a failed financial institution through the FDIC.
  • Represented a bank in litigation alleging fraud and challenging the bank’s security interest in real property collateral.
  • Advised and represented a court-appointed receiver in connection with the liquidation of real property assets spanning multiple states.
  • Represented a business in litigation against a former employee and the employee’s new company alleging misappropriation of trade secrets and trademark infringement. 
  • Virginia Maritime Association
  • Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2022
  • Volunteer Hampton Roads, Board of Directors
Daniel T. Berger Attorney Pender & Coward, P.C. Office: (757) 901-4512 Mobile: Fax: (757) 502-7384