Alison Weintraub Berson


New York

(212) 908-1317

(212) 509-9492

Alison Berson is a member in the firm’s New York office, where she focuses her practice on Commercial Litigation. Alison has represented corporations, schools, municipalities and liability insurers in various diverse claims. She has counseled insurers in connection with the resolution of these complex claims through litigation and alternative dispute resolution procedures.   

Alison has substantial litigation experience in a wide variety of claims, including premises liability, catastrophic injury, construction defect and insurance coverage claims. She has also counseled clients regarding employment discrimination, music licensing and the False Claims Act.

In addition to litigation, Alison has prepared materials and assisted in presenting for the NYSBA on the topics of premises liability, liability for sporting events, and extracontractual damages under bad faith theories in first party litigation. She has also been a featured panelist, discussing the False Claims Act for the Federal Bar Association and the American Conference Institute.

Alison earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her law degree, cum laude, from St. John’s University. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as an associate at a large international law firm. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Anne Y. Shields, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York.


Cozen O'Connor Promotes 27 to Membership

May 01, 2019

Cozen O'Connor is pleased to recognize 27 attorneys with the promotion to member: Dylan Alper, Philip J. Berens, Alison Weintraub Berson, Evan Berquist, Alexandra Campau, Alissa K. Christopher, Matthew D. Clyde, Rachel Collins Clarke, Michael A. Corgan, Matthew L. Elkin, Nicole M. Ellis, Alex H. Hayden, David S. Huard, Haryle Kaldis, David Kirchblum, Matthew Evan Lewitz, Jesse Ryan Loffler, Samantha L. Mazo, Lindsey A. Miller, Jeffrey M. Monhait, Jonathan Nase, Jacqueline Promislo, Shelby K. Riney, Kelly Shinn, Terri A. Sutton, Daniel P. Thiel, and Laura Zulick.

18 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

September 21, 2018

Super Lawyers has named 17 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2018 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. Twelve were recognized as Super Lawyers and five were named "Rising Stars."

12 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 19, 2017

Super Lawyers has named 12 attorneys at Cozen O’Connor to its 2017 lists of top practitioners in the New York metro area. Six were recognized as Super Lawyers and six were named “Rising Stars,” a list that recognizes attorneys under the age of 40.


  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
  • Cornell University, B.S., 2005

Awards & Honors

Selected to N.J. Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2017-2018. This award is conferred by Super Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Honorable Anne Y. Shields, U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York