Robert W.  Berbenich

Robert W. Berbenich

Associate

Office

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Robert Berbenich, an associate in Goldberg Segalla’s Garden City office, practices civil litigation with a focus on general liability matters, including those involving construction, personal injury, premises liability, and transportation litigation. Robert’s previous experience includes working in a civil litigation law firm specializing in high-exposure, multimillion-dollar catastrophic accident cases. There, he was involved in all aspects of litigation, from intake through verdict and appeal. 

While receiving his juris doctor at Touro Law Center, Robert volunteered with the Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County, where he helped provide counsel in criminal court matters to persons financially unable to afford private counsel. During his time at law school, he was the recipient of Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Excellence for the Future Awards in the categories of Criminal Law, Evidence, Constitutional Law, Sales, and Justice. In addition, he graduated in the top seven percent of his class. 

Professional Affiliations and Training
  • Chaminade Lawyers Association
  • Colgate Lawyers Association
  • Colgate Alumni Association
  • Department of Labor OSHA-10 Construction Training
Admitted to Practice
  • New York 
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Education
  • Touro Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, Dean’s List, 2013
  • Colgate University, B.A., 2003
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