Roberta Taylor Winston

Roberta Taylor Winston is the managing partner of the Berger Kahn San Diego office. She has extensive litigation experience in the areas of insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, construction defect, personal injury defense, product liability and premise liability.

Roberta is recognized as a specialist in the investigations of suspect insurance claims. She has conducted countless examinations under oath for numerous national insurance carriers.

In the area of insurance bad faith litigation, Roberta has litigated these complex cases in California as well as Nevada, and has served as an expert witness in bad faith trials on insurance coverage matters.

In the area of general liability, Roberta has provided both trial and arbitration expertise for a variety of companies and insurance clients. Roberta’s professional experience includes a judicial clerkship with the Eighth Judicial District Court in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she handled the court’s civil motion calendar and assisted with the criminal trials.

Roberta has given numerous presentations to insurance groups on insurance fraud and examinations under oath. She has taught an insurance law seminar titled “The People’s School of Law” and co-taught a business law course at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Roberta combines her legal activities with sports, family, music, and singing professionally in her community. Originally from Michigan, she is married with three children.


San Diego Law School (JD, 1986)
Michigan State University (BA, 1983)

Admitted to Practice



American Inns of Court (Louis Welch Chapter)
San Diego County Bar Association
San Diego Defense Lawyers Association


AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell
2018 Top Lawyers in San Diego
2015 Top Lawyers in San Diego
2014 Top Lawyers in San Diego
2013 Top Lawyers in San Diego

Recent Media Coverage
Partners Dale Amato and Roberta Winston Featured in San Diego Magazine
San Diego Magazine – July 7, 2018

The National Law Journal Features Berger Kahn Attorneys in List of “Top Rated Lawyers”
National Law Journal – September 1, 2016

Wall Street Journal Features Berger Kahn as a 2016 “Top Ranked Law Firm”
Wall Street Journal – January 29, 2016

San Diego Principals Roberta Winston and Dale Amato Featured in Attorney Journal as “Top Rated Attorneys”
San Diego Attorney Journal – December 17, 2015

Los Angeles Times Features Berger Kahn Attorneys in List of “Top Rated Attorneys”
Los Angeles Times – October 14, 2015

Attorney Journal Features San Diego Principals Roberta Taylor Winston and Dale Amato for Inclusion to List of “Top Rated Lawyers”
San Diego Attorney Journal – May 1, 2015

San Diego Magazine Recognizes Berger Kahn Attorneys to List of 2015 Southern California’s “Top Rated Lawyers”
San Diego Magazine – March 30, 2015

Los Angeles Times Recognizes Berger Kahn Attorneys to List of Southern California’s “Top Rated Lawyers”
Los Angeles Times – September 1, 2014

Los Angeles Times Recognizes Berger Kahn Attorneys to List of Southern California’s “Top Rated Lawyers”
Los Angeles Times- October 2, 2013

Resolving Disputes with Restoration Companies
Claims Journal – April 24, 2012