2019-20 Appomattox Project Events

Spring Convening 

Public Integrity

Portrait of Berit Berger 







Berit Berger

Executive Director, Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity
Columbia University

Thursday, April 9th 
11:30 - 12:45   |   Clarke Building, Room 511
canceled due to public health considerations


Berit Berger began as the executive director of Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity (CAPI) in September 2018. Prior to joining CAPI, she worked as a federal prosecutor for over 11 years in the United States Attorney’s Offices for both the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Berger worked on a wide variety of federal criminal matters including cases involving terrorism, violent crime, corruption, fraud and racketeering. She conducted many jury trials and briefed and argued appeals before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She has held numerous supervisory positions within the U.S. Attorney’s Office, including Chief of the General Crimes Unit and Organized Crime and Gangs Unit. Prior to becoming a federal prosecutor, Berit was a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, and worked as a law clerk in the Southern District of New York for the Honorable James C. Francis IV. Berit is an alumna of Columbia Law School.

Selected Media

Related Links

Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity
Berit Berger, Executive Director

Legal Avenues in Ukraine Affair
National Public Radio, October 5, 2019

A Look at the Public Impeachment Hearings
NBC News, November 19, 2019

Is Donald Trump's Justice Department part of the Ukraine scandal cover-up?
Mimi Rocah, Jennifer Rodgers, Berit Berger, USA Today, September 29, 2019

The Dan Abrams Podcast
Berit Berger & Sean Patrick Maloney