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Jeffrey N. Berman

3475 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 1640 Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Firm: Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
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Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.

Years In Practice


Phone Number (404) 261-7711


Jeffrey Berman works closely with clients to help make their businesses run smoothly.  A Shareholder at Berman Fink Van Horn, Jeff leads BFV’s general corporate practice for long established businesses and with those who are creating and growing innovative companies. He also serves as the firms’ managing partner.

Jeff counsels clients on business strategy and risk, corporate governance and corporate transaction. His area of concentration includes advising clients on day-to-day business matters, as well as mergers and acquisitions for middle market companies, employment agreements, succession planning for business owners, commercial real estate matters and reviewing, drafting and advising contracts and agreements.

Jeff approaches legal issues from a businessperson’s perspective to make processes easier, avoid surprises and help individuals – and their business – grow and succeed. Jeff believes that if your business moves fast and runs lean, you need an advisor who can do the same.

Jeff is a graduate of Emory University School of Law and received his Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

Jeff grew up in a family business in Augusta, Georgia. He is married and has two adult children, whom he enjoys traveling internationally. France, Southeast Asia and Jamaica are among his favorite destinations. Jeff is an avid reader and a collector of first editions of award-winning mystery and science fiction novels. He also enjoys hiking, boating and scuba diving.

Practice Areas:

Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Finance;General Corporate; Family-Owned Businesses; Commercial Real Estate; Succession Planning; Entrepreneurial/Start-Up; Executive Employment & Severance Agreements; Estate Planning; Not-For-Profit Organizations.


  • On December 4, 2020, Jeff participated on a BFV Virtual Roundtable to address employment, real estate, noncompete/unfair competition and mergers and acquisitions topics.
  • On November 12, 2020, Jeff participated in a podcast on mergers & acquisition activity during the pandemic.


  • Jewish HomeLife
    • Chair of the Board, 2021 – present
    • First Vice Chair, 2019 – 2021
    • Member, Board of Directors, 2010 – present
    • Member, Executive Committee, 2015 – present
    • Chair, Business and Strategic Planning Committee, 2019 – 2021
    • Chair, Quality and Risk Management, 2012 – 2019

What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Bar Admissions
Admitted in 1982
United States District Court
Admitted in 1982
  • I am an AV preeminent rated attorney according to Martindale-Hubbell which means that my peers rate me at the highest level of professional excellence.
  • I have been selected by my peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Mergers and Acquisitions).
  • I was awarded The Chair’s Award by the William Breman Home in Atlanta in recognition of my leadership and contributions (2015).
Organizations & Affiliations
American Bar Association
Business Executives for National Security (BENS)
Jewish Home Life Communities
Board Member
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
State Bar of Georgia
Emory University, J.D.
Graduated 1982
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, B.A.
Graduated 1979
Contact Details and Office Locations
3475 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 1640
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
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