About Tatiana B. Berger

Tatiana Berger litigates on behalf of her clients in a range of employment and labor disputes. She counsels employers on HR issues and helps them in the negotiation of severance, arbitration and other employment-related agreements. Tatiana also advises on trusts and estate planning issues, and she litigates on behalf of her clients when those issues become disputes.

Savvy litigation support for employment and labor issues

Tatiana defends and counsels employers in all types of employment matters, and she also defends them in breach of contract, trade secret law and other business disputes. Her experience includes wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, whistle blower claims, breach of contract, and wage and hour claims. Tatiana also counsels employers in human resources needs, such as employee discipline issues, hiring, termination, harassment investigations, employee handbook/policy implementation and other strategic decisions regarding their workforce. She drafts and negotiates settlement/severance agreements, arbitration agreements, executive contracts/compensation agreements, employment contracts and non-solicitation/non-compete agreements.

In addition to her employment law practice, Tatiana also provides counsel on trust and estate planning and litigation. She began her trust and estate practice while serving as a trustee for a multimillion-dollar trust, and she handles a range of estate-planning work, such as drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney and other estate planning documents. Her estate litigation background includes representing fiduciaries in connection with trust and estate administration, and attending court hearings related to conservatorship, accounting and other probate matters. She has also overseen estate administration.

Before becoming an attorney, Tatiana worked as a public relations executive in New York City in the fashion and beauty industry. In law school, she was a participant in the Moot Court Honors program and was a staff member for the Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs. She was a recipient of the Morgan Lewis Book Scholarship, the Lyle Scholarship and the UCLA Law Dean's Scholarship.

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Practice Focus

  • Employment and labor law
  • HR-related legal counseling
  • Trusts and estates