Craig J. Bergman
  1. Counsel

Mr. Bergman is counsel in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department in New York. He represents clients in a wide range of civil litigation matters in both federal and state courts nationwide, including complex commercial and contractual disputes, securities class actions, M&A-related litigation, shareholder derivative suits and mass tort actions. He also has extensive arbitration experience before a variety of domestic and international tribunals. Mr. Bergman has represented financial institutions, fintech companies, telecommunications and media companies, biopharmaceutical companies, utility providers, professional services firms, defense contractors and state-owned entities, among others. He also maintains an active pro bono practice, with a focus on representing individuals seeking asylum in the United States.

Of Note

  • Co-Author, "With City of Pontiac, 2nd Circ. Shifts Morrison Focus," Law360

Professional History

  • Davis Polk, 2012-2016; since 2017
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Alison J. Nathan, U.S. District Court, S.D. New York, 2016-2017

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York


  • B.A., Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 2007
    • summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2012
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editor, Virginia Law Review