ERIC Z. BERRY

240 Mercer Street, #519 B
New York, New York 10012
E-mail: ezberry at gmail

EDUCATION

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, New York, New York
J.D., May 2008

Activities:

  • Journal of Law and Business, Articles Editor
  • Charles Klein Scholarship in Law and Business Leadership Program, Recipient
  • Law and Business Association, Director, Web Development
  • Real Estate and Urban Policy Forum, Member

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Masters of Engineering in Computer Science, May 2004

Thesis Topic: Glycomics: Algorithms and Methods

Honors:

  • Student Council recognition for exceptional contributions to the MIT community

B.S. in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, May 2003

Honors:

  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honorary Society
  • Undergraduate Research Fellow for the Consortium for Functional Glycomics
  • J.C.R. Licklider Undergraduate Research Award Recipient

Activities:

  • Law Club, Founder, President
  • Law Journal, Founder
  • Newspaper, Staff Writer
  • Plush Daddy Fly (Sketch Comedy Troupe), President and Script Writer

EXPERIENCE

SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT, LLP, New York, NY; Palo Alto, CA
Summer Associate, Summer 2007
Researched and drafted memos on IP litigation and tax. Assisted in the drafting of credit and real estate agreements. Conducted due diligence and helped draft memos for large acquisitions.

BLACKROCK, INC., New York, NY
Summer Associate / Part-Time During School Year, May 2006 – November 2006
Worked on transactions for the merger of BlackRock and Merrill Lynch Investment Management. Responsibilities included drafting contracts, participating in negotiations, implementing SOX and international regulatory compliance.

AMERICORPS AT THE LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION, Chicago, Illinois
Volunteer Paralegal, August 2004 – August 2005
Represented families with disabled children in administrative law hearings. Conducted legal and medical research on client conditions and prior rulings. Independently developed automated system for processing and tracking client claims.

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL, Boston, Massachusetts
Business Analyst, Summer 2004
Designed and implemented computational tools to analyze CEO performance.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Eric Berry, Stoneridge and the Short-Lived Experiment of Scheme Liability, 4 N.Y.U. J. L. & Bus. 355 (2008).
  • D. Berry, D. Lynn, E. Berry, R. Sasisekharan, R. Langer, “Heparin localization and fine structure regulate Burkitt’s lymphoma growth”, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 348, 850–856 (2006).
  • Abril, J. F. et al. “Initial sequencing and comparative analysis of the mouse genome” Nature 420, 520-562 (2002) The Mouse Genome. (Cover article)
  • R. Raman, E. Berry, G. Venkatamaran, R. Sasisekharan. ‘Database and Bioinformatics tools for Glycosaminoglycans’, Gordon Conference, July 2002.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Experienced performing in front of large groups as leader of sketch comedy troupe and as musician. Advanced SCUBA Diver. Avid skier, runner and soccer-player. Accomplished in jazz trumpet, classical and jazz piano. Culinary aficionado.