During these challenging times, Severson & Werson remains open and in full operation, consistent with the firm’s previously established contingency planning. While many of our attorneys and staff will be working remotely, as a firm, we continue in full operation. We are here to help, as always.

Special Counsel

Johanna M. Berta

Johanna Berta construction and commercial litigation

Johanna Berta represents a variety of individual and commercial entities in professional liability actions, contract negotiations and contract disputes from pre-litigation evaluation and counsel through resolution.

Ms. Berta joined Severson & Werson in 2013 and has extensive experience in construction litigation, personal injury, product liability, professional liability and business disputes.

She received her J.D. from University of California, Davis in 2002, and is admitted to practice in California, as well as the Northern, Eastern and Central Districts of California. She holds a B.A. in Economics, with an Emphasis in Business from the University of San Francisco.


  • University of California, Davis, J.D., 2002
  • University of San Francisco, B.A.


  • California