Accepts Cases
Willing to take International Cases
Willing to take Cases under $25,000
Willing to take Cases $25,001 to $50,000
Willing to take Cases $50,001 to $100,000
Willing to take Cases $100,000+

Law School
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1994


Hugh Berkson has served as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he began teaching trial practice in 1995. After gaining extensive trial experience in both business and personal injury litigation, Hugh decided in 2000 to join Tony Hartman and Jay Salamon in the representation of injured investors. He tries securities cases, both on his own and in tandem with Tony, and does a significant amount of research and writing.

Hermann, Cahn & Schneider provides legal representation demanding aggressive advocacy skills and creative approaches to problem solving. Our firm's litigation clients range from Fortune 500 companies to individuals who have suffered personal injuries or economic loss. Aided by a team of skilled assistants, our five investment misconduct lawyers devote our securities practice exclusively to the representation of investors injured by stockbrokers, investment advisors, insurance agents, and other investment professionals.

Educational Background

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1994
Honors: Order of the Barristers
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award
Honors: National Mock Trial, 1993
Honors: Jonathan M. Ault Mock Trial Prize, 1993-1994

University of Texas at Austin, B.S. Finance, 1989

Scholarly Lectures and Writings

Hugh Berkson is a featured speaker at PIABA's annual meeting/seminar. He also was a faculty member and speaker in the Practicing Law Institute's "Securities Arbitration 2008: Evolving and Improving," presented in New York City and webcast to a nationwide audience.

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

Mr. Berkson is an active member of Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) serving on several PIABA committees.

States Admitted with Active License to Practice