David Berg has had a remarkable career since he graduated from the University of Houston Law Center in 1967. His firm, David Berg & Associates- which became Berg & Androphy in 1983, has received the Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” ranking for multiple practice areas by U.S. News & World Report. His career includes various civil and criminal cases ranging from his battles over censorship, racism, and corruption in the Houston Police Department. Berg has also authored two books, including Run Brother Run (Scribner 2013)and The Trial Lawyer: What It Takes to Win (ABA 2018), in addition to having published dozens of articles and essays on legal and political topics in publications such as The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Litigation Magazine, and the Houston Chronicle.
David is a member of the Texas and New York State Bar Associations, a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, to name just two. David is a frequent CLE lecturer on trial skills for organizations such as the ABA Litigation Section, the Texas Bar Association, and the American Academy of CLE. He has also taught trial skills and participated in seminars on the subject at various law schools, including The University of Texas, Georgetown University, Fordham University, and the University of Houston. David’s papers, which document his colorful and diverse career, were donated to the Briscoe Center in March of 2023. His papers are an important addition to the center’s legal history and social justice collections.