M. Anderson Berry

Anderson Berry

M. Anderson Berry is an experienced civil litigator, recently employed by the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of California. As an Assistant United States Attorney in the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Unit, Mr. Berry handled a wide variety of False Claims Act cases and other civil claims, recovering millions of dollars for the U.S. Government.

Before working as a federal civil prosecutor, Mr. Berry worked for a prominent global law firm, where he represented clients in international arbitration and complex commercial litigation. He worked with clients in a broad array of industries, including oil and gas, alcohol distribution, retail, and pharmaceuticals. Mr. Berry handled matters arising not only on U.S. soil, but also throughout Africa and Latin America. He was part of a team that uncovered fraudulent Ecuadorean court proceedings, saving a major oil and gas client from having to satisfy a multi-billion-dollar judgment.

Before attending law school, Mr. Berry was an experienced private investigator. He handled homicide cases for the Contra Costa and San Francisco Public Defenders’ Offices; civil cases and internal investigations for private attorneys and electronics retailers; and in-depth general investigations for 60 Minutes and CBS News with Dan Rather.

Mr. Berry grew up in California, where he graduated from U.C. Berkeley School of Law. He was a Senior Editor for both the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law and Berkeley Journal of International Law. Mr. Berry also attended U.C. Berkeley for his undergraduate degrees, graduating with highest honors. He was awarded the Eisner Prize for prose, U.C. Berkeley’s highest writing honor open to all undergrad and graduate students.

Mr. Berry and his wife reside in Fair Oaks with their three sons, six chickens, three lizards, two dogs, one old cat and countless fish.

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CURRENT PRACTICE AREAS

  • False Claims Act Whistleblower Representation / Qui Tam Law
  • SEC and CFTC Whistleblowers Representation
  • Internal Revenue Service Whistleblower Representation
  • Complex Civil Litigation

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • California State Bar
  • California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • California, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • California, U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Memberships

  • Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star – 2015
  • The State Bar of California
  • The Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Sacramento County Bar Association

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • University of California, Berkeley -- School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. English with a minor in Creative Writing

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