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Northwestern University, BA 1973
Boston College Law School, JD 1976


After a legal career spanning 39 years, Mark Berman retired from the active practice of law in early 2016 to concentrate on his teaching activities. In addition to a traditional insolvency practice representing either debtors or creditors in chapter 11 reorganization or chapter 7 liquidation cases, he also participated in transactional work assisting teams of lawyers working on project and public finance assignments, securitizations and Chapter 9 cases. Professor Berman has taught courses at Brandies University (Intro to Law), Boston College Law School (International Bankruptcy Law), Boston University School of Law (Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights), Northeastern University’s D’Amore McKim School of Business (Intro to Business, Turnaround Management) and for the National Association of Credit Management (Credit Law, Business Law). In addition to consulting through the Gerson Lehrman Group, he is currently teaching both Business Bankruptcy and Consumer Bankruptcy at Northeastern University’s School of Law.