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Jeffrey Berniard


Jeffrey Berniard is a highly experienced hurricane insurance claim attorney with over 14 years in practice. From the very start of his legal career, Jeffrey has focused exclusively on representing injured plaintiffs. He has personally represented thousands of clients in a wide variety of cases, including first-party insurance disputes, personal injury cases, mass torts and class actions, and hurricane insurance claim issues. At Berniard & Savoca, Jeffrey is heavily involved in all aspects of litigation, assisting clients throughout each stage of the process.

Jeffrey is widely recognized as a leading hurricane and natural disaster insurance claim attorney. He has appeared on Fox National Business News’ Neil Cavuto Hour to discuss litigation matters involving the BP oil spill of 2010. He was also interviewed and quoted in the local, national, and international press—including Reuters (national), The Associated Press (national), The National Law Journal (national), Rocket Lawyer® (national), Lawyers USA (national), Eesti Ekspress (Estonia), The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), Houma Courier, New Orleans City Business, The Standard-Times (New England), and the Miami Herald—regarding the BP oil spill.

In addition to serving as an authority on mass tort litigation in the press, Jeffrey has earned recognition from a number of renowned legal organizations. He is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest peer-review rating offered by the prestigious organization. Attorneys from across the U.S. are rated by their peers on the basis of professional excellence, legal knowledge, communication, and ethical standards. Jeffrey has also been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list in the area of Class Action/Complex Litigation every year from 2011 to 2018. Attorneys under 40 or with 10 years in practice or less are nominated by their peers for professional achievement and recognition.

Jeffrey has been a member of the American Association for Justice, as well as the Louisiana Association for Justice since 2004. He has also taught classes and led continuing education seminars on a variety of topics, including auto accidents, personal injury, the Depuy ASR hip recall, oil pollution claims and litigation, federal class action litigation, the Gulf Oil Spill disaster, and more.

He devotes his entire practice to litigation, representing injured individuals, small business owners, and commercial property owners who have been negatively affected by hurricanes, manmade disasters, and negligence. He provides personalized and compassionate legal counsel, coupled with aggressive representation in the courtroom in order to help his clients recover the maximum compensation they are owed.

Interviewed on Fox National Business News – Neil Cavuto Hour


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, LA; 2004
    • J.D.
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA; 2001
    • B.S., Finance

Professional Memberships

  • Louisiana Association of Justice
  • American Association of Justice

Honors & Accolades

  • Selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list, Class Action/Complex Litigation; 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Interviewed on Fox National Business News – Neil Cavuto Hour
  • Interviewed/quoted in Reuters, The Associated Press, The National Law Journal, Rocket Lawyer®, Lawyers USA, Eesti Ekspress (Estonia), The Advocate, Houma Courier, New Orleans City Business, The Standard-Times, and the Miami Herald

Admitted to Practice

  • Louisiana, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2004

Attorney Jeffrey Berniard is not licensed to practice law in the state of Florida. John G. Savoca is the Florida lawyer handling cases for the firm.

If you need a Florida Hurricane Michael attorney or are dealing with an insurance claim dispute, contact Berniard & Savoca online or by phone at (850) 204-0664 now for a free consultation.

Trusted Insurance Claim Advocates

  • No Upfront Costs! No Fee Unless We Win

  • More Than 45 Years of Combined Experience

  • Thousands of Insurance Claim Disputes Handled

  • Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients

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