"Heroic Client Service"

Rick Berne

New York
t: 646-494-2714


J.D. 1977, Boston University School of Law
JA.B. 1974, Princeton University

Admissions to Practice

New York
United States District Courts, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of New York
United States Courts of Appeal, Fourth Circuit



Rick is a partner at Sclar Law Group's New York office. For the past 38 years he has represented clients and tried cases in the area of criminal defense, personal injury, police misconduct and medical malpractice. He has handled every phase of litigation, from intake to trial. Rick is an accomplished negotiator and an aggressive and successful trial counsel. He also has significant experience conducting mediations and arbitrations, as well as drafting and arguing motions and appeals, and has argued numerous appeals in the Appellate Divisions, the Court of Appeals, the Second Circuit and the Fourth Circuit. Rick grew up on Long Island and attended Princeton University and Boston University School of Law.