Maurice (Mike) Bergeron brings more than 35 years of experience as an attorney and senior operations executive, including many years working in the construction industry. He has managed more than 100 lawsuits involving all phases of mediation, arbitration, litigation, and other dispute resolution processes including Disputes Review Board claim preparation, presentation, and defense. Currently, Mike is a senior supervisory member of the national trial and coordinating counsel team for a Fortune 50 client’s asbestos litigation.
He also serves as the operations director of Steptoe’s Complex Litigation and Discovery Center (CLDC), an innovative, efficient, and cost-effective facility designed to help clients meet the ever-growing challenges of their eDiscovery obligations, including the legal review of documents and electronically stored information (ESI).
During his tenure at a large, public, international heavy and building contractor, Mike served in several capacities including Corporate Counsel (Chief Counsel), Assistant Project Manager, and Senior Project Manager. As Assistant General Counsel and then Chief Counsel, he was responsible for handling contract negotiations, disputes of all types in many different fora (litigation, negotiation, Dispute Review Boards (DRBs), mediation, etc.), labor and employment, and safety issues, among others.
As in-house counsel, Mike supervised complex disputes including claim preparation, presentation, and defense. He has extensive experience litigating construction claims, handling risk analyses, and providing advice on labor, employment, and safety issues.
Mike also distinguished himself as a Captain in the United States Air Force JAG Corps winning several awards while serving at Luke Air Force Base as the Legal Advisor to the Contracting Office while the base was being renovated and expanded and as the Chief, Government Contract Law for the Washington Area Contracting Center.
- Air Force Association
- Renaissance Community Development District Board of Supervisors
- Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Telcordia Technologies, Inc. (2001-2003)
- Vice President, Jay Cashman, Inc. (1999-2001)
- Corporate Counsel, Project Manager, Manager of Corporate Development, Perini Corp. (1988-1999)
- Captain, US Air Force, Judge Advocate General Corps. (1982-1987)
Bar & Court Admissions:
- District of Columbia
- J.D., New England School of Law, 1981
- B.A., Stonehill College, 1977
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