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6th Annual Asset Recovery International
5 - 7 February 2025
The ConradDublin

Scott Berman
Partner at Friedman Kaplan Seiler Adelman & Robbins LLP (USA)


Scott Berman is a litigation partner at Friedman Kaplan Seiler Adelman & Robbins LLP in New York. He has a varied practice in complex commercial disputes, particularly in securities, investment fund, and bankruptcy litigation. He regularly handles matters involving securities fraud, common law fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, fraudulent conveyance, and other claims arising from complex transactions. Scott has extensive experience representing and advising large institutional investors, bankruptcy trustees, receivers, family offices, funds of funds, investment advisors, officers and directors and wealthy individuals in high-profile matters involving investment funds and their auditors, administrators, prime brokers, and other professionals, and has procured significant settlements. He also counsels investors and funds regarding investment decisions and potential issues before litigation has commenced and has resolved many matters pre-litigation.

Scott represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts, including at trial and arbitration, and has significant experience handling cross-border disputes. He also acts as an arbitrator in cases involving financial disputes and has twenty years of experience serving as a mediator.

Agenda Sessions

  • The long arm of (North and South) American justice? Jurisdiction in civil and criminal proceedings