Brandeis alumni promoted to partner at Middleton

Middleton Reutlinger has named two Brandeis Law graduates as partners at its firm: Jennifer M. Barbour ('06) and Amy B. Berge ('88).

“Each has earned these promotions through a balance of intelligence, dedication to the business, excellent client service and flat-out hard work. Our partnership was strengthened with the addition of these remarkable lawyers,” Managing Director Hank Alford said in a release.

Jennifer M. Barbour

Barbour is a member of the health care practice group. Her health care litigation practice includes medical malpractice defense and long-term care malpractice defense. She represents hospitals, doctors, nursing homes and health care organizations in lawsuits involving claims of negligence, abuse and neglect, violation of residents’ rights, breach of contract and wrongful death. She also advises health care organizations on regulatory matters, including health care privacy, security law and licensure.

Amy B. Berge

Berge serves as an advisor and litigator, providing strategic counseling and business advice to both small and large companies regarding intellectual property, technology, advertising, online privacy and licensing. A significant part of her practice involves the development, management, exploitation and enforcement of international trademark portfolios. She assists in obtaining and maintaining trademark and copyright registrations, deals with domain and other online disputes, negotiates technology and licensing agreements and litigates in these areas as needed to protect her clients' rights. She has litigation experience before federal and state courts, as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.