Duane L. Berlin

Of Counsel

Duane Berlin has practiced business law for more than over 30 years, advising clients on corporate, securities and commercial matters, representing investors, entrepreneurs and businesses at all levels of development. His areas of expertise span private equity, public securities laws, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, marketing and privacy law. Duane is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers as an AV Preeminent attorney.

Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Duane received his bachelor's degree from Brandeis University in Philosophy and Politics in 1980 and his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from the University of Miami in 1983, where he served as an associate editor of the University of Miami Law Review and a member of the Society of the Wig and Robe. Duane also completed studies at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Duane was admitted both to the Connecticut State and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut in 1984. Prior to Lev Berlin & Sousa, Duane was with Cummings & Lockwood.

Duane has served as General Counsel for the Counsel of American Survey Research Organizations since 1998, Non-Public Arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers since 2004, member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals since 2005, a Licensed U.S. Coast Guard Captain since 2007, and member of the Board of Directors for The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research since 2011.

Duane is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and American Bar Association, with focuses in the Corporations, Banking and Business Law, Science and Technology Law Sections, having served on the Business Law, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Privacy and Computer crime, and E-Privacy Law Committees, and having founded and co-chaired the Regional Bar Association Privacy Law Committee in Stamford, Connecticut.

Duane lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut with his wife and two daughters.

Contact Duane L. Berlin

Telephone: (203) 838-8500 Ext. 115
Fax: (203) 854-1652
Email: dberlin@levberlin.com