Jeremy C. Berla


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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Commercial & Business Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Toxic Tort
  • General Liability & Casualty
  • Product Liability
Contact InfoTelephone: 415.625.9243
Fax: 415.434.1370
University University of California, San Diego, B.A., cum laude, 2006; Moot Court
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D., 2009; Editor, UC Davis Business Law Journal
Admitted2009, California; U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association
San Francisco Bar Association

BornWalnut Creek, California, 1984

Jeremy Berla came to Wilson Elser from a premiere regional firm in the Bay Area offering a wide spectrum of services. He has significant experience representing clients in the areas of product liability, commercial litigation, complex litigation, environmental and toxic tort defense, construction defect, and personal injury. He has successfully represented clients in both federal and state courts in all phases of civil litigation ranging from initial case analysis to trial. He also has experience representing both defendants and plaintiffs in a wide array of general civil litigation matters.

Jeremy has extensive experience in defending national and international clients of all sizes in the product liability and toxic tort arenas. He is well-versed in all facets of product liability litigation and has defended clients against product liability actions in the consumer, industrial, construction, and transportation settings. Throughout his career, he has represented manufacturers and suppliers of products ranging from automobiles, ATVs, bicycles, power tools, home appliances, and medical devices. He has also handled environmental exposure cases and cases involving food supplements.

Jeremy's experience in the field of commercial and business litigation includes defending his clients in cases alleging breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, fraud, and interference with economic relationships. In these general commercial litigation cases, he has represented manufacturers, suppliers, vendors, contractors, subcontractors, developers, and public entities.

Awards & Distinctions

Selected for inclusion in Rising Stars for Northern California Super Lawyers, 2015


Hake Law Attorneys Join National Law Firm Wilson Elser

April 1, 2014

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: Served as second-chair attorney in product liability jury trial and obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of defendant supplier four weeks into trial. Lead associate in a three-week jury trial and obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an ATV manufacturer in this product liability matter. Lead associate in a two-week bench trial and obtained a multi-million dollar judgment on behalf of beneficiaries under a testamentary trust.
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Jeremy C. Berla

525 Market Street, 17th Floor
San FranciscoCA 94105-2725


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