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Bersinger Law, led by Austin Bersinger, serves as trial and appellate counsel in insurance recovery cases, personal injury actions, and complex business disputes. Specializing in all types of insurance recovery including coverage denials, claim presentation, bad faith matters, and appeals, Bersinger Law delivers exceptional trial representation backed by big law experience.

Bersinger Law founder Austin Bersinger combines his disciplined military background and extensive industry experience to provide his clients with a unique, personalized approach to legal representation. He’s spent years learning how insurance companies think, what drives their decisions, and how to successfully litigate with them. Today, this experience and knowledge drives his practice and benefits his clients.

Austin is an expert on insurance coverage issues. He has been published nationally and spoken all over the country, sharing his insight on a variety of insurance coverage topics. He’s also served as a contributor and editor for the preeminent authority on insurance coverage in Georgia, Georgia Property and Liability Insurance Law.

Austin graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law and ranked first in his class in Contracts and Civil Procedure. He competed nationally in moot court, was a finalist in the J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition, and balanced law school with his commitment to the Air Force ROTC.

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Post-graduation, Austin moved to Montgomery, Alabama to serve at Maxwell AFB as part of the 42 ABW JA. During his time as an active duty officer, he cut his teeth trying cases in his role as a criminal prosecutor and served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama.

After fulfilling his military commitment, Austin moved to Atlanta, Georgia to begin his civil litigation practice. He worked as an associate at Dentons US LLP, an international law firm with more than 1,200 lawyers in the United States. While there, Austin defended large companies, including insurance companies, in personal injury, insurance coverage matters, and a variety of commercial litigation cases.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctorate – University of Georgia School of Law, 2011
  • Bachelor of Arts – Economics, University of South Carolina, South Carolina Honors College, 2007

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • “Georgia Update on First Party Property & General Liability,” Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), September 19, 2015.
  • “Trends in Georgia Insurance Law,” (ICLE) Colorado, February 10, 2016.
  • “Georgia Insurance Law and the Law of Torts,” Georgia Torts Seminar, Mar 23, 2016.
  • “Construction Defect and ‘Rip and Tear’ Damages,” Insurance in the Construction Industry, March 24th, 2016.
  • “Issues and Trends in Professional Liability Practice and Coverage” (ICLE) Colorado, February 5, 2017.
  • “Recent Updates in Insurance Law” Winter Conference of Superior Court Judges, Feb 18, 2017.
  • “Additional Insurance Endorsements,” Insurance Law Seminar, Thursday, March 24, 2017.
  • “Issues in CGL and Professional Liability Insurance – What Georgia Attorneys Need to Know” (ICLE) Utah, February 13, 2018.
  • “Contrasting Perspectives: Coverage Disputes Related to Additional Insureds” The Seminar Group: Insurance in the Construction Industry, March 12, 2019

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

  • Team Member, Insurance Litigation Team of the Year, 2017, The Daily Report
  • Officer of the Quarter, 42nd Air Base Wing Company, (2nd Qtr) 2013
  • Officer of the Quarter, Team Maxwell-Gunter AFB Company Grade, (2nd Qtr) 2013

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author, “Federal Court In Florida Provides Helpful Case Study In Insurance ‘Choice Of Law’ Tactics,” Client Update, September 29, 2015.
  • Co-author, “Rip and Tear ‘Construction Claims: A Practical Guide to Determine Coverage,’” Litigation Management, Spring 2016.