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David Berney

David Berney

  • Education Law, Employment Law
  • Pennsylvania
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David is the managing partner of Berney & Sang. He is a trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in education law, employment discrimination, and civil rights. His dedication to excellence has helped to achieve numerous verdicts and settlements for clients that have exceeded one million dollars. He has litigated hundreds of special education cases, and he has worked on cases that have been argued before the United States and Pennsylvania Supreme Courts. Several of his cases have been written up by the New York Times and other nationally syndicated newspapers, and he has appeared on C-Span as a result of his professional activities.

From 2008 to 2017, Philadelphia Magazine named David a Philadelphia Super Lawyer. From 2005 to 2007, Philadelphia Magazine named him as one of the best attorneys under the age of 40 in Pennsylvania. In 2007, Philadelphia Magazine featured him on the cover and with an article about him. In his spare time, David enjoys running, biking, story-writing, and cooking with his children.

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Practice Areas
Education Law
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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3rd Circuit
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University of Pennsylvania
J.D. (1992) | law
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Lehigh University
B.A. (1989) | Political Science
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa; Scholar Athlete Selection; Dean's List
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SuperLawyers Magazine
Voted a SuperLawyer for 10 years
Professional Associations
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Contact & Map
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Berney & Sang
1628 JFK Boulevard
Suite 1000
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: (215) 564-1030
Fax: (215) 751-9739