Elizabeth C. Berg, Partner
Elizabeth C. Berg is a partner of Baldi Berg, Ltd. in Chicago, IL. She has been with the ffirm since its inception in April, 2000. She has worked with Joe Baldi for more than 25 years. Before her affiliation with Baldi, Berg , Mrs. Berg worked at the Chicago law firms of Schwartz & Freeman, Rosenthal and Schanfield and Weissman, Smolev & Pond.
Specializing In Bankruptcy Law
Mrs. Berg has specialized in bankruptcy law since her admission to the bar in 1989 and has focused her practice in the representation of bankruptcy trustees, primarily in chapter 7 bankruptcies. Since 2010, Mrs. Berg has served on the panel of private bankruptcy trustees appointed by the Office of the United States Trustee for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to her graduation from law school, Mrs. Berg spent six years as a legal assistant, focusing her practice in the areas of secured transactions, mortgage lending and corporate and bankruptcy law.
Mrs. Berg is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She is a member of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees and the American Bankruptcy Institute. She is also an active participant in the regional CARE program and delivers credit abuse and financial literacy presentations to area high schools. She has also been a part-time instructor in the Paralegal Studies Department of Northwestern Business College where she taught introductory law classes to prospective legal assistants. Mrs. Berg received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and her certification as a paralegal from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University in French Language and Culture and studied at La Sorbonne and l’Université de Paris as an undergraduate.
In addition to her legal and academic pursuits, Mrs. Berg has been active in her hometown of Glen Ellyn, IL, serving as a Girl Scout Leader for nine years and volunteering in a variety of activities at her church and in the local schools.
Professional and Civic Memberships:
- Loyola University of Chicago School of Law – Juris Doctor
- Brown University, Providence, RI – Bachelor of Arts (French)
- Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL -- Paralegal Certification