White Collar MVP: Kramer Levin's Barry Berke

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 3:04 PM EST) -- Craig Brubaker, a former Deutsche Bank financial adviser accused of selling illegal tax shelters, walked out of a Manhattan federal courtroom in May while four of his co-defendants were convicted, earning Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP defense attorney Barry Berke the thanks of a grateful client — and a spot on Law360's white collar MVP list.

The charges were simple enough — defrauding the Internal Revenue Service by helping wealthy clients hide money — but the defense quickly got complicated from there. Berke and his...
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