Miranda L. Berge

Miranda L. Berge

Partner, Washington, D.C.

Email miranda.berge@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 202 637 3585

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupLitigation

Over the past 16 years, Miranda Berge has played a leading role in defending high-stakes class action and complex litigation matters in federal and state courts throughout the Unites States.

Miranda has particular experience in ERISA, antitrust, RICO, and regulatory disputes related to the health insurance industry. She regularly acts as counsel on behalf of healthcare insurers in cases regarding claims payment disputes brought by providers and subscribers, provider contracting, and coverage determinations. Her experience also includes representation of food companies in a number of nationwide consumer protection class actions.

Miranda has successfully represented clients in matters relating to these topics, obtaining dismissal with prejudice, denial of class certification, and summary judgment in cases involving a broad range of legal theories, including RICO, ERISA, Medicare Secondary Payer Statute, the Sherman Act, and various state-law theories. In other cases, she has worked to craft early favorable settlements and creative business solutions to address risk and accomplish the business objectives of her clients.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., Columbia Law School, Stone Scholar, 2002

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude, Benjamin Franklin Scholar, 1998

Memberships

Member, American Health Lawyers Association

Member, Health Law Section American Bar Association

Member, Bar Association of the City of New York

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

New York

Representative experience

Secured summary judgment dismissals of putative nationwide class actions challenging health insurer's reimbursement for healthcare services and successfully defended dismissals on appeal.

Representing healthcare insurer in mental health benefits class action litigation.

Representing healthcare insurer against claims brought by providers and subscribers in a number of different lawsuits regarding health benefits claims.

Secured dismissal with prejudice of a nationwide, consumer class action against a major food manufacturer in a precedent-setting case in federal court in Miami.

Representing food company in consumer protection litigation.

Represented food companies in various multidistrict and other class action cases against product liability and consumer protection claims.

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