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Berns Weiss is a leading class action firm that is devoted to vindicating the rights of aggrieved consumers, employees, retirees and investors. In addition to our highly-skilled, experienced attorneys, we employ state-of-the-art technology to investigate, prosecute and bring cases to a successful conclusion. The matters we pursue are generally taken on a contingency basis, at no cost to our clients, with our fees tied to the benefits obtained for the class.

Our virtual currency practice focuses on all issue relating to virtual currency and the revolutionary blockchain technology that, among other things, has the potential to fundamentally alter the way individuals interact with each other.

What makes Berns Weiss such a valued and trusted partner is how we fully commit our personal energies, expertise, and experience to produce the very best outcomes for our clients because, at the end of the day, their success is the only meaningful measure of our own.

Jeffrey K. Berns

Managing Partner

Jeffrey K. Berns is the firm’s Managing Partner and head of the firm’s Los Angeles office. Over the course of his 25-year legal career, he has tenaciously fought for the rights of consumers, concentrating his practice on consumer lending and consumer fraud class actions. Among...

Lee A. Weiss

Partner

Lee A. Weiss is based in the firm’s New York office and is head of the firm’s litigation practice. For nearly 20 years he has focused on representing aggrieved consumers, investors, and employees in class action, ERISA and other complex litigation in federal and state courts throughout t...

David C. Berns

Attorney

David Berns joined Berns Weiss LLP as of counsel in the Los Angeles office in December 2016. David works with the firm’s Virtual Currency and Blockchain Technology practice group and the firm’s Consumer Class Actions practice group.  For the past three years, prior to joining Berns...

Albert G. Lum

Attorney

Albert G. Lum joined Berns Weiss LLP in February 2012 and focuses his practice on class actions. Prior to joining Berns Weiss, Albert practiced in the areas of environmental law and toxic torts, representing public interests in prosecuting cases against companies that harmed consumers and the envir...

Poonam D. Mehta

Attorney

Poonam D. Mehta joined Berns Weiss LLP in May 2016 and focuses her practice on consumer class actions, virtual currency and blockchain technology. Prior to joining Berns Weiss, Poonam clerked for the Honorable Harry P. Gill on the Michigan 18th Circuit Court, assisting him in all aspe...