Partner Jamie Berger selected as a 2019 CityBusiness Women of the Year honoree

August 16, 2019

The firm is pleased to announce that Jamie L. Berger has been selected as a 2019 CityBusiness Women of the Year honoree. CityBusiness has chosen a special group of women to be honored for their professional and community achievements. The Women of the Year will be honored at an awards luncheon on November 8, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The honorees will also be featured in a special insert in the November 22nd issue of CityBusiness. 


Jamie L. Berger is a member of the firm, and serves as the firm’s hiring partner. She practices in all aspects of complex litigation. Jamie has litigated, arbitrated, and advised clients in a variety of areas, including securities, corporate governance, contract disputes, and government and regulatory investigations. Her clients come from a range of industries, including finance, banking, brokerage, energy, oil and gas, communications, transportation, entertainment, construction, and real estate. Her work in the securities area regularly includes representing institutional clients and individuals before regulatory bodies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

She serves as an adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at Tulane Law School, and a faculty member for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). Louisiana Super Lawyers has repeatedly recognized Jamie as a leading lawyer in the state, and Benchmark Litigation named her to its Under 40 Hot List. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) also honored Jamie with the Barney Mintz New Leadership Award, and New Orleans CityBusiness presented her with the “Leadership in Law Award.” Jamie serves on the Advisory Board of the Anti-Defamation League (South Central Region), and she conducts admissions interviews for the University of Pennsylvania.

Jamie received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and her Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School, where she served as a chairperson of the Tulane Moot Court Board, was a regional winner and national finalist on the Moot Court trial team, and graduated with Order of Barristers distinction. She is licensed in both Louisiana and New York and is admitted to practice before all of the federal District Courts of Louisiana, the Eastern and Western District Courts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Prior to joining the firm, Jamie practiced in the litigation group of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, in New York, New York.  

About Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. is a litigation law firm located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Firm has experience litigating complex civil cases throughout the country, including all types of commercial disputes, class actions, environmental cases, product liability and toxic tort cases, intellectual property cases, insurance bad faith and coverage cases, and securities arbitrations, litigation, and regulatory matters.