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KDV Press Release: Robert Berns Joins Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck as Partner in Firm’s Hackensack, New Jersey Office

Posted May 7, 2013
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headshot-robert-berns_100x155(May 7, 2013, Hackensack, NJ) — Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP (KDV), a leading national law firm, today announced that Robert Berns has joined the firm as a partner in its Hackensack, NJ office. Berns has 25 years of experience in professional liability defense, ethics proceedings, insurance and commercial disputes.

Berns defends professional negligence and malpractice claims against accountants, lawyers, insurance producers, real estate and other professionals in state and federal court. He also represents insurers in coverage disputes and counsels clients in ethics matters. Berns joins Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck from Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, where he was a partner in the firm’s Florham Park, New Jersey office.

“KDV’s professional liability practice is one of the hallmarks of our firm and we are thrilled that someone with Robert’s credentials in this field is joining us,” said Ivan J. Dolowich, co-managing partner, KDV. “Robert’s experience representing and defending lawyers, accountants and other professionals will enhance the capabilities of our New Jersey office as we continue to provide quality representation of our clients and to grow this very important practice.”

Berns is a graduate of the Delbarton School and earned his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University and his law degree from Whittier Law School. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey.

“It required a very special opportunity for me to make a change,” said Berns. “KDV has a stellar reputation in the professional liability field within New Jersey and nationally and I am excited to be a part of the team.”

About Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP is a leading national law firm serving the insurance and business communities in a number of key practice areas. Its seasoned litigators and legal practitioners place clients first, think like business people, and provide viable and innovative solutions that offer clients the best resolution possible. Headquartered in Woodbury, New York (Long Island), KDV serves its global clientele with additional offices in New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Florida. For more information on KDV, its practice areas, offices or attorneys go to

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