Kramer Levin Proudly Welcomes Barry Berke Back to the Firm Following His Service as Chief Impeachment Counsel

February 17, 2021 11:54 AM EST

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kramer Levin today announced that Barry Berke has returned to the firm following his historic assignment as Chief Impeachment Counsel. Mr. Berke served as lead counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Senate impeachment trial of the former President of the United States.

“We are proud of the service Barry has provided to the nation during the impeachment hearing,” said Howard Spilko, Kramer Levin’s co-managing partner. “There could have been no better choice to take on this important role. We are glad our clients will once again be able to benefit from Barry’s extraordinary skills and experience.”

Paul Schoeman, co-managing partner of the firm and co-chair of the white collar defense and investigations practice, added, “Barry is the finest trial lawyer and legal strategist of his generation. He is also a treasured colleague, and I know the entire firm and our clients are delighted to welcome him back.”

During the recent impeachment trial, Mr. Berke served as lead counsel and helped the House Managers prepare and present their case during the Senate trial that was widely recognized for its precisely choreographed and persuasive presentment of the factual evidence and constitutional arguments. Mr. Berke also served as special counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives in connection with its first investigation and impeachment of the former president of the United States.

“It was a great honor to work with our extraordinary House Managers during these historic impeachment proceedings, and I am extremely proud of what we were able to accomplish,” Mr. Berke said. “I am excited to be back at the firm and look forward to working with my tremendous colleagues on the impactful work we do every day for our diverse array of great clients.”

About Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Kramer Levin provides its clients proactive, creative and pragmatic solutions that address today’s most challenging legal issues. The firm is headquartered in New York with offices in Silicon Valley and Paris and fosters a strong culture of involvement in public and community service. For more information, visit www.kramerlevin.com.

Jennifer Manton
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
212-715-7612
jmanton@kramerlevin.com

Peter Pochna
Rubenstein for Kramer Levin
212-843-8007
ppochna@rubenstein.com

Source: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP



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