Steve Berman co-founded Hagens Berman in 1993 and is the firm’s managing partner. He represents consumers, investors and employees in large, complex litigation held in state and federal courts. Berman’s trial experience has earned him significant recognition and led The National Law Journal to name him one of the 100 most powerful lawyers in the nation, and to repeatedly name Hagens Berman one of the top 10 plaintiffs’ firms in the country. Berman was inspired to build a firm that vociferously fought for the rights of those unable to fight for themselves. His innovative approach, tenacious conviction and impeccable track record have earned him an excellent reputation and numerous historic legal victories. He is considered one of the nation’s most successful class-action attorneys. more »
Rob Carey is a member of Hagens Berman's executive committee and leads the firm's Phoenix and Colorado Springs offices. His practice focuses on class-action lawsuits, including auto defect, insurance, right of publicity and fraud cases and he routinely handles jury trials for high-value cases. His recent successes include helping originate the Toyota Sudden Unintended Acceleration case, filing the initial Hagens Berman complaints for a case that eventually settled for $1.6 billion.
Mr. Carey handles class-action lawsuits against many different types of organizations and companies. He has served as lead counsel in cases such as the LifeLock Sales and Marketing Litigation, Hyundai Motor America’s cases on sub-frame corrosion and airbag systems and the state of Arizona’s claim against McKesson Corporation for overcharging on prescription drugs. Mr. Carey has argued high-profile cases in federal and state courts across the country. more »
Leonard Aragon, a graduate of Stanford Law School and a military veteran, focuses on nationwide class actions and other complex litigation and handles whistleblower matters under the False Claims Act and the Dodd-Frank whistleblower programs of the SEC and CFTC. He is currently working on several matters involving health care fraud and elder abuse issues. more »
Nathaniel Tarnor is of counsel at Hagens Berman's New York office where his practice focuses on complex federal litigation. He currently represents American terrorism victims who were harmed by terrorists in Colombia. His practice areas include antitrust, class actions, consumer protection, contractual disputes, securities and whistleblower representation in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. His pro bono work includes representation of families of American terrorism and torture victims before the U.S. Supreme Court and Second Circuit. Prior to joining Hagens Berman, he provided legal assistance to human rights victims from around the world in conjunction with other prominent law firms. more »