Elliot H. Berton, Esquire

Elliot H. Berton, Esquire

Admitted: 1988, Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.

Practice Areas: Commercial LitigationCondominium & Homeowners Association LawBankruptcy and Construction Litigation

Law School: Villanova University


From his first year as an attorney, Mr. Berton’s practice has focused on representation of Banks, financial service companies and other creditors. Consequently, he has counseled clients and assisted with negotiation and documentation of loans, workouts and collections of commercial and residential loans in state and Bankruptcy Courts. Mr. Berton also assists clients with loan sales and acquisitions, real estate matters and negotiation and documentation of service contracts for bank clients. In addition, Mr. Berton focuses his practice on the protection of condominium and homeowners’ associations in State and Bankruptcy Courts.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chester County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations
  • Bankruptcy Conference, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Honors and Awards:

Mr. Berton is an active member of the Bankruptcy Conference for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and serves on the Education Committee. A frequent lecturer, Mr. Berton recently was a panel member for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Course titled Whose on First, Lien Priority in Pennsylvania offered most recently in Philadelphia in May, 2009. Mr. Berton was the featured speaker for the Delaware County real estate committee addressing lien divestiture issues in May, 2012, was a panelist at the 9th Annual Real Estate Institute at a workshop titled Acquiring Property at Sheriff’s Sale and Divesting Liens in December 2005, and has often taught attorneys and other professional’s collection practices and procedures.

Educational Background:

  • Villanova University (J.D., 1988)
  • The Pennsylvania State University (B.A., 1985)