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Adam Berger


  • Automobile Dealerships

  • Construction

  • Corporate

  • Employment

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Trucking and Transportation

  • Products Liability

  • Premises Liability

  • Insurance Defense

  • Commercial Transactions

  • Real Estate

  • Manufacturing

  • Retail

  • Insurance Coverage

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Adam’s focuses his practice on Corporate, Complex Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense, and Employment matters, as well as a wide variety of Commercial Transactions including “buy-sells” and Real Estate.  Adam serves as outside general counsel to numerous privately held companies in the Greater Chicago Area, including many automobile dealerships and construction companies. He is regularly engaged to defend lawsuits alleging breach of contract, fraud, breach of warranty, and violations of Federal statutes such as the Truth in Lending Act. Adam is often retained to resolve shareholder disputes and employment charges filed with the EEOC and Illinois Department of Human Rights. Adam also has extensive experience defending construction companies against claims of negligence and wrongful death.

Adam has tried numerous cases to verdict and has an impressive appellate record.  He regularly represents clients in arbitration hearings, mediations, and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Adam has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in Construction Litigation and is the proud recipient of an Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter “Trial Lawyer Excellence Award” for obtaining a defense verdict on behalf of an electrical contractor in a wrongful electrocution death case. Adam serves on the Boards of various public and private organizations. Prior to establishing Miller Berger, LLC, Adam was a partner in a large, multi-state law firm and the owner of a boutique law firm in Chicago.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois

  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

  • Federal Trial Bar



  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois

    • J.D. - 1999

    • Dean's List

    • CALI Highest Grade in Legal Research

    • Best Oral Advocate, Regional Finals, National Moot Court Competition

    • National Moot Court Team

    • Winning Team, Intra-School Moot Court Competition

    • Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team

  • Washington University

    • B.A. - 1993


Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association

  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association

  • Illinois Defense Counsel

  • Illinois Independent Auto Dealer Association, Board Member

  • National Independent Auto Dealer Association



Published Works

  • Co-Author, Chapter 1 and Chapter 4, A Young Lawyer’s Guide to Real Estate Practice, The Young Lawyers Section, Chicago Bar Association



  • Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter “Trial Lawyer Excellence Award”

  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star, Construction Litigation

  • Super Lawyer 2022

  • Elite Lawyer 2020-2022


(312) 283-4563

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