Corey D. Berman

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Corey also demonstrates an exceptional commitment to pro bono. Corey was part of a team of attorneys that advised a non-profit on structuring a proposal for Florida mayors and commissioners to enact common-sense firearm procurement requirements. He was also part of a team of attorneys that represented two Florida citizens and a non-profit voting rights organization in their fight to stop the voting rolls purge in the lead-up to several recent elections. Corey also has played a lead role prosecuting a class action against local Miami-Dade municipal agencies challenging their compliance with voluntary federal immigration detention requests that can hold immigrants for two days past their entitled release date.

Corey graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law, where he was both a research assistant for Professor Arthur Miller’s treatise, Federal Practice and Procedure, as well as a teaching assistant for Professor Miller’s 1L Civil Procedure course. He was also an Article Editor for the NYU Annual Survey of American Law. Prior to law school, Corey graduated from the University of Florida in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Science degree in Business Management.

He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Florida Bar.


NBA All-Star and former #1 draft pick Zion Williamson in connection with two multi-hundred million dollar disputes with his former marketing agency, Prime Sports Management (PSM), relating to a contract he signed with PSM while he played amateur collegiate Division I basketball at Duke University. Corey has led the litigation efforts that have secured several favorable victories in both North Carolina federal court and Florida state court, which to date have voided Williamson’s contract with PSM and dismissed PSM’s claims on personal jurisdiction grounds.

Rapper and singer Anuel AA in connection with a dispute involving his former manager.

Spanish energy company Repsol in complex environmental and bankruptcy litigation concerning the pollution of the Passaic River in New Jersey and involving claims of “alter ego” and fraudulent conveyance, which implicates billions of dollars in potential liabilities. Over 10 years of litigation, Corey has played an instrumental role in navigating Repsol through these matters, including leading company through summary judgment briefing in a related dispute in Delaware bankruptcy court, ultimately resulting in a favorable settlement.

A music exhibition and technology company in connection with contractual and other related litigation issues arising from the cancellation of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Various creditors and debtors in connection with litigation arising from more than a dozen significant, multi-billion dollar bankruptcy proceedings, including Lehman Brothers, Financial Guaranty Insurance Company (in connection with the City of Detroit bankruptcy), Westinghouse, Briggs & Stratton, and Caliber Midstream.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Banking & Financial Services


Class Action

Insurance Recovery

Honors & Awards

Daily Business Review, “On the Rise” Award, 2022

Court Admissions


U.S District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida


J.D., New York University School of Law, cum laude, 2012

NYU Annual Survey of American Law

B.A., University of Florida, 2009