A trial lawyer since 1980, Mr. Berge helps clients define their problems and implement solutions in the context of commercial and tort litigation. He has successfully represented energy clients and other companies in suits and trials throughout New Mexico. Mr. Berge leverages extensive courtroom experience and brings powerful legal solutions to clients across a range of industries.
Mr. Berge represents a wide range of energy clients in New Mexico's federal and state courts in disputes relating to surface use, subsurface rights, soil and water contamination, royalty issues, carbon dioxide and tertiary recovery, and well site accidents. Recommended by Chambers USA for his perceptiveness and critical judgment, Mr. Berge also has trial experience that covers contracts, personal injury, insurance, mass torts, fiduciary disputes, and class actions. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in New Mexico and Colorado, as well as the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
From 2003-2009, Mr. Berge managed the Environmental and Natural Resources Litigation Practice Group at Holland & Hart.