Barbara Podlucky Berens

Barbara Podlucky Berens

Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1990

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence magna cum laude - 1990
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: Minnesota Law Review, Managing Editor, 1989 - 1990
  • University of Uppsala, Sweden
    • Law School Classes
  • State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - 1975
    • Honors: National Merit Scholarship
    • Major: Philosophy
  • University of St. Thomas, St. Paul
    • Psychology Counseling, M.S. course work

Published Works

  • Author: "Defendants’ Right to Conduct Ex Parte Interviews with Treating Physicians in Drug or Medical Device Cases", 73 Minn. L. Rev. 1451 (1989)

Honors and Awards

  • Series VII Securities License, New York, 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota Advisory Committee on Local Rules, Member, 1993 - Present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Vice-Chair of Immunities & Exceptions Committee of Antitrust Section

Past Employment Positions

  • U. S. District Court for the District of Minnesota NFL/NFLPA Antitrust Litigation, Special Master, 1993
  • Hon. David S. Doty, U.S. District Judge, Law Clerk, 1990 - 1993
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota Advisory Committee on Local Rules, Assistant Reporter, 1989 - 1990
  • U.S. District Court for the Minnesota Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee, Consultant, 1993
  • Leonard, Street and Deinard, Associate and Shareholder, 1993 - 1998