Audrey K.
Berland

Audrey is an experienced civil litigator handling complex civil litigation matters, focusing her practice on defending manufacturers throughout all stages of litigation against product liability claims. Audrey concentrates her practice on automotive product liability claims. She also has defended medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers against similar claims, as well as health care providers and healthcare institutions in actions alleging professional negligence.

Representative cases/experience

  • Defense of automotive and truck manufacturers and distributors in catastrophic tort and product liability litigation
  • Defense of major food and beverage manufacturer in litigation involving false advertising/marketing claims
  • Defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in product liability matters
  • Defense of residential builders in construction defect litigation
  • Defense of healthcare providers and institutions in actions alleging professional negligence
  • Insurance defense, including environmental insurance coverage disputes involving multi-million dollar first- and third-party liability claims

Education

  • B.S., Psychology, cum laude, Tulane University
  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law
    • American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Research, Writing and Oral Advocacy
    • National Moot Court Team, Dean Dunmore Distinguished Advocate Award
    • Associate Editor, Health-Matrix: Journal of Law & Medicine

Audrey is an experienced civil litigator handling complex civil litigation matters, focusing her practice on defending manufacturers throughout all stages of litigation against product liability claims. Audrey concentrates her practice on automotive product liability claims. She also has defended medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers against similar claims, as well as health care providers and healthcare institutions in actions alleging professional negligence.

Representative cases/experience

  • Defense of automotive and truck manufacturers and distributors in catastrophic tort and product liability litigation
  • Defense of major food and beverage manufacturer in litigation involving false advertising/marketing claims
  • Defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in product liability matters
  • Defense of residential builders in construction defect litigation
  • Defense of healthcare providers and institutions in actions alleging professional negligence
  • Insurance defense, including environmental insurance coverage disputes involving multi-million dollar first- and third-party liability claims

Education

  • B.S., Psychology, cum laude, Tulane University
  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law
    • American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Research, Writing and Oral Advocacy
    • National Moot Court Team, Dean Dunmore Distinguished Advocate Award
    • Associate Editor, Health-Matrix: Journal of Law & Medicine

Audrey K. Berland

Representative cases/experience

  • Defense of automotive and truck manufacturers and distributors in catastrophic tort and product liability litigation
  • Defense of major food and beverage manufacturer in litigation involving false advertising/marketing claims
  • Defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in product liability matters
  • Defense of residential builders in construction defect litigation
  • Defense of healthcare providers and institutions in actions alleging professional negligence
  • Insurance defense, including environmental insurance coverage disputes involving multi-million dollar first- and third-party liability claims

Audrey K. Berland

Admissions to practice

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Audrey K. Berland

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Bleckley Inn of Court, Master
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers; Vice President (2009 – 2010) and Treasurer (2010 – 2011) of Atlanta Chapter

Audrey K. Berland

Education

  • B.S., Psychology, cum laude, Tulane University
  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law
    • American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Research, Writing and Oral Advocacy
    • National Moot Court Team, Dean Dunmore Distinguished Advocate Award
    • Associate Editor, Health-Matrix: Journal of Law & Medicine

Audrey K. Berland

Community Involvement

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, including Saturday Lawyers Program and “One Child One Lawyer”
  • “Everybody Wins” reading mentorship program at Cook Elementary School

Audrey K. Berland

  • Co-Author: Analysis of Absolute Pollution Exclusion in Non-Traditional Contexts, 1997 Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Mid-Year Meeting, ABA Litigation Section