- Commercial & Business Litigation
- Toxic Tort
- General Liability & Casualty
- Product Liability
|Contact Info||Telephone: 415.625.9243|
|University ||University of California, San Diego, B.A., cum laude, 2006; Moot Court|
|Law School||University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D., 2009; Editor, UC Davis Business Law Journal|
|Admitted||2009, California; U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California|
Memberships & Affiliations
American Bar Association
San Francisco Bar Association
|Born||Walnut 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 Cases||Representative 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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