Marc Berg


Marc M. Berg

Senior Attorney
612-338-6005
612-338-4120 Fax
E-mail: mberg@jselmerlaw.com

Marc Berg’s principal strength as a lawyer is his sincere commitment to his clients’ best interests. With over 22 years’ experience in the legal profession, Marc always strives to provide exemplary service to his firm’s clients. He uses his knowledge and experience to resolve clients’ legal problems in a satisfactory manner, and advises clients how to avoid similar legal problems in the future.

Marc is frequently called upon to analyze complex legal issues, and to plan strategy for a wide variety of legal challenges facing clients. He is known for his ability to explain legal concepts and procedures to clients in plain, straightforward, terms. He always works closely and cooperatively with clients to determine the best approach in each situation.

Marc has extensive experience in a variety of transactional matters, as well as all phases of litigation, from pleading and discovery to trials and appeals.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Contracts
  • General Liability & Negligence Claims
  • Insurance Defense & Related Issues
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Corporate Law & Business Formation
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Governmental Liability & Immunities
  • Eminent Domain/Condemnation
  • Civil Rights
  • Privacy & Data Practices

EDUCATION
  • University of Minnesota Law School – Minneapolis, Minnesota, J.D., 1990
  • UCLA – Los Angeles, California, B.A. Theater, 1985

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
  • James C. Selmer & Associates, P.A., Senior Attorney, 10/97 – Present
  • Selmer Law Firm, P.A., Associate Attorney, 10/90 – 10/97

COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Minnesota – All State and Federal Courts
  • Wisconsin – United States District Court, Eastern District and Western District
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • St. Louis Park Human Rights Commission, Member, 1998-2001
  • St. Louis Park Human Rights Commission, Chairperson, 2000
  • St. Louis Park Human Rights Commission, Vice-Chairperson, 1999
  • St. Louis Park Transportation Planning Citizen Task Force for Visioning Process, 2000 and 2005
  • Minnesota Coalition of Bicyclists, 1990-1999

PRESENTATIONS/PUBLICATIONS

Mr. Berg has written articles and made presentations to client groups on the following topics:

  • Employment Law
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Premises Liability
  • Settlement Dynamics
  • Discovery Procedures