Steven H. Gentry

A partner in Berger Kahn’s Orange County office, Steven H. Gentry has broad expertise in the fields of business, corporate and real estate litigation. His experience includes contract disputes, shareholder disputes, business torts, intellectual property issues, real estate matters, unfair competition and commercial collections. He has also represented employers in numerous employment law matters. In a practice that spans more than 25 years, he has had many successful court trials and jury verdicts in both federal and state courts, including several multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.

Named to the list of Southern California Super Lawyers for 2014-present, Steve has extensive experience in the insurance field, defending professional liability and product liability matters, and pursuing subrogation claims on behalf of insurers. In addition, he has authored articles on topics such as the recovery of pre-judgment interest, and presented client seminars on techniques for trial testimony.


Education

Loyola University of Los Angeles School of Law (JD, 1976)
Electrical Engineering, Princeton University (BS, 1965)


Admitted to Practice

California
U.S. District Court, Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


Memberships

Orange County Bar Association
• Past Member, Gender Equity Committee
Association of Business Trial Lawyers


Distinctions

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell
2017 Southern California Super Lawyers
2016 Southern California Super Lawyers
2015 Southern California Super Lawyers
2014 Southern California Super Lawyers


Recent Media Coverage

Attorney Journal Features Steven Gentry and Dale Amato for their Recognition to the 2017 List of Southern California Super Lawyers
Attorney Journal – February 20, 2017

Berger Kahn Attorneys Named to the List of Southern California Super Lawyers With Top Honors in the Lists of “Top 100” and “Orange County Top 50”
Super Lawyers – January 20, 2017

O.C. Bar Association Commends Berger Kahn For Recognition to Super Lawyers Including Elite “Top 100 Southern California” and “Top 50 OC” Lists
O.C. Bar Association – March 14, 2016

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

Eight Berger Kahn Attorneys Named to the List of Southern California Super Lawyers With Top Honors in the Lists of “Top 100” and “Orange County Top 50”
Super Lawyers – January 20, 2016

Berger Kahn and Principal Steve Gentry Featured in O.C. Attorney Journal for Best Law Firms Recognition
O.C. Attorney Journal – January 4, 2016

Nine Berger Kahn Partners Featured in Super Lawyers Business Edition
Super Lawyers – November 23, 2015

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

O.C. Bar Association Commends Berger Kahn Attorneys for Selection to Super Lawyers “Top” Lists
O.C. Bar Association – June 11, 2015

Attorney Journal Features Principal Stephan Cohn and Partner Steven Gentry for Recognition to the List of Southern California Super Lawyers 2015
Attorney Journal – March 1, 2015

Nine Berger Kahn Attorneys Named to the List of Southern California Super Lawyers With Top Honors in the Lists of “Top 100” and “Orange County Top 50”
Super Lawyers – January 21, 2015

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

Partner Steven Gentry Joins QDR Services Panel of Neutrals
March 20, 2014

Eight Berger Kahn Attorneys Named to the List of Super Lawyers With Top Honors in the Lists of “Southern California Top 100” and “Orange County Top 50”
Super Lawyers – January 17, 2014

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

Principal Steve Gentry Featured in Daily Journal Column “Confusion Over Limitations Period for Suits”
Daily Journal – March 6, 2013