Stanford Law School, J.D., Stanford, CA, 1975 
Stanford Law Review, Board of Editors
Stanford Law School, President Student Body
Phi Beta Kappa (Junior), University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1972
B.A.; History, Summa Cum Laude
Languages: Fluent in French and English

Law School/University/State Bar Lecture Experience:
University of Texas School of Law, Faculty, CLE 
Wharton Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Guest Lecturer
Haas Graduate School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, Guest Lecturer
Arizona State Bar Continuing Education June 11, 2010

Professional Experience:
Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO, Washington Realty Group, Inc. (2/85 - Present)
Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Alliance of Tenant Representatives (ATR) (2/02–Present) 
Vice Chairman International Tenant Representative Alliance (6/95 – 2/02) 
Vice President and General Counsel, Washington Realty Group, Inc. (4/79 - 2/85)

Military Experience:
Honorable Discharge, U.S. Coast Guard, 2/16/73

Educational/Charitable Organizations:
Stanford Law School, Board of Visitors
Stanford University Board of Trustees, Nominee
Stanford Law School Reunion Law Fund, National Chairman
Stanford Law School Centennial Fund, Washington Chairman
U.S. Marine Corps Scholarship Scarlet and Gold Committee
Volunteer-Onetta Harris Community Center, EPA, CA
Volunteer-Creative Adventures Learning Center, EPA, CA
Volunteer-Center for a New Generation, EPA, CA 
Volunteer-East Palo Alto Community Law Project, EPA, CA
Volunteer-Stevens Elementary School, Washington, D.C.

International Tenant Representative Alliance (ITRA) (6/95–2/02)
Member of Advisory Board for the San Francisco 49ers (1992–Present)
Chairman Membership Committee of the French-American Chamber of Commerce (10/98–10/00)

General Counsel 1979-1984:

1140 19th St. Assoc. Ltd. Partnership1800 I St., Assoc. Ltd. Partnership

2101 R Street Limited Partnership1701 20th St. Limited Partnership

M & Potomac St. Assoc. Ltd. Partnership2148 O St. Assoc. Ltd. Partnership

4601 Willard Ave. Assoc. Ltd. Partnership2400 Wisconsin Ave. Assoc. LP

2112 F Street Assoc. Ltd. Partnership818-18 Assoc. Ltd. Partnership

4600 N. Park Assoc. Ltd. Partnership1010 20th St. Assoc. Ltd. Partnership

1623 Wisconsin Ave. Assoc. LPS.W. 400 6th St., Assoc. Ltd. Partnership

Admission to Bar:
New York, District of Columbia

Real Estate Broker Licenses:
District of Columbia, New York, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, California, Georgia

Married to Elaine B. Berson (36 years)
Children: Jennifer R. Berson, BA, 2002 Stanford University; JD 2005 Vanderbilt Law School, Washington Realty Group – Vice President and General Counsel 
Blair B. Berson, B.A, University of Southern California 2007

* Washington Realty Group, Inc. successfully developed the better part of 1,000,000 square feet of commercial/office space in Washington, DC (much of which was leased to law firms) before altering its strategic focus to undertake exclusive tenant/law firm representation.


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