BFV in the News, | Apr 02, 2024

Berman Fink Van Horn Welcomes Three New Attorneys to its Growing Team

Atlanta, Georgia – Berman Fink Van Horn is pleased to announce that Brett A. Switzer, Rebecca Hagenson and Olivia S. Mercer have joined BFV. The new team members bring their extensive litigation background and experience to BFV’s business litigation team.

Brett A. Switzer joins BFV as a Principal. He leads the firm’s white-collar defense & investigations practice. He also handles complex business litigation. A seasoned litigator, Brett delivers exceptional advocacy in high stakes, high profile civil and criminal litigation in Georgia and across the country. Prior to joining BFV, Brett spent over a decade with AM Law 100 firms.

Rebecca Hagenson joins the firm as Counsel. She focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, including noncompete/trade secrets, real estate, and banking & creditors’ rights. She also handles white collar criminal defense and government investigations. Prior to joining BFV and joining the Georgia Bar, Rebecca practiced law at an AM Law 200 firm in New York City and in Germany.

Olivia S. Mercer joins BFV as a Litigation Associate. Prior to joining BFV, Olivia was an Associate Attorney at a national law firm. Olivia works with clients on diverse business challenges and disputes, including those involving noncompete/trade secrets, labor & employment and real estate.

“Brett, Rebecca and Olivia embody what we seek in BFV attorneys,” said Benjamin Fink, shareholder and president of BFV. “Their broad ranges of experience and collaborative approach further enhance our ability to deliver successful outcomes for our clients, and for BFV to continue to serve as a trusted resource for our clients when disputes arise.”


Berman Fink Van Horn, a full-service law firm, is recognized as one of Atlanta’s “Best Places to Work.” BFV provides legal services in the areas of business and real estate litigation; noncompete & trade secrets; mergers & acquisitions; labor & employment; general corporate; and banking litigation & creditors’ rights. BFV assists a diverse group of clients from a variety of industries, including public companies, middle-market companies, family-owned businesses and entrepreneurial/start-up endeavors. Our attorneys take great pride in delivering a results-driven, high-quality experience based on knowledge, expertise and a personal touch unique to BFV.

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BFV in the News, | Apr 02, 2024