Emily Bergstrom defends all types of civil matters in California state and federal courts from inception through trial, with an emphasis on personal injury and wrongful death claims against defendants involving alleged asbestos-caused injuries and all types of product liability matters.
She has litigated product liability claims for the past 16 years with an emphasis on automotive and tire product liability. Emily also handles various commercial and business-related cases including landlord-tenant and “lemon-law” claims.
Emily has significant courtroom experience, including motion practice and trials, and a great ability to manage high-volume dockets with an eye toward cost-effectiveness, efficiency and communication with clients and insurers.
- University of California at Santa Barbara, BA English Literature, 1994
- Suffolk University Law School, Massachusetts, JD, 1997
Of Personal Note:
Emily was born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She spent time in Santa Barbara and Boston for school before finally moving to the Bay Area in 1997. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter and the family’s many pets, which include two dogs, one cat and a bird!
Emily is an active member of the Albany-Berkeley Softball League (her daughter has played in the league for three years) and the Parent-Teacher Association at her daughter’s elementary school.
She enjoys hiking with her family and their dogs on the local trails in Tilden Park and snorkeling in the Caribbean waters of Grand Cayman on her annual family trip.