Brian Berggren

Brian Berggren

Los Angeles, California

Brian Berggren's practice is focused on complex commercial litigation, internal investigations, and white collar defense. He has represented clients in a broad range of industries, including medical devices, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, financial services, and real estate.

Mr. Berggren has a wealth of complex litigation experience, with an emphasis on trade secret disputes, securities litigation, and class action defense. He has managed all aspects of litigation from case inception through trial, including conducting motion practice, supervising fact and expert discovery, taking and defending depositions, and examining witnesses at trial. Most recently, Mr. Berggren served as trial counsel for a global data and analytics company in a two-week confidential arbitration involving the theft of trade secrets and misuse of confidential information. During the arbitration, Mr. Berggren conducted the direct examination of his client's main technical expert and two key fact witnesses as well as the cross-examination of the opposing party's main expert witness.

Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan LLP, Mr. Berggren was a litigation associate at Irell & Manella LLP in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, where he focused on complex business litigation and white collar defense.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Berggren is an active member of legal and civic organizations that help underserved populations. He currently serves as a member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County and on the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Society of Orange County. Mr. Berggren is also deeply committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession. To that end, Mr. Berggren serves as a panelist and mentor for the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Law Program and UC Irvine School of Law's Pre-Law Outreach Program, pipeline initiatives dedicated to empowering college and incoming law students from underrepresented and low-income backgrounds to attend law school, establish legal careers, and use their legal skills to give back to their communities.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Trial Litigation
  • White Collar Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. cum laude
  • University of Southern California
    • Honors: magna cum laude