Barnes & Thornburg adds Austin Bersinger as partner In Atlanta

Barnes & Thornburg adds Austin Bersinger as partner in the firm’s Litigation Department in Atlanta. He joins from Bersinger Law, which he founded in 2019, and focuses his practice on insurance recovery litigation and complex business disputes.

“Austin is an accomplished litigator on the various distinctive aspects of insurance recovery cases on behalf of policyholders,” said Randy Brown, chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. “Austin has a deep understanding of how insurance companies operate, which is invaluable in helping clients succeed in their insurance recovery efforts.”

Bersinger serves as counsel to policyholders in trial and appellate matters involving coverage denials, claim presentation and bad faith matters, and does a significant amount of insurance counseling and policy review. He also has experience representing major insurers, giving him unique insight into their approach to litigation and coverage claims.

In addition to his years of law firm experience, Bersinger was an Assistance Staff Judge Advocate for the United States Air Force. During this time, Bersinger handled litigation matters on behalf of the U.S. government in military and federal courts.

“Austin has practiced law in Georgia for nearly a decade and built up his local practice and relationships through his personalized approach to client service,” said John T. L. Koenig, managing partner of the Atlanta office. “He has a unique background from his time practicing in corporate law firms and in the Air Force that provides our clients with skilled experience and strong leadership to guide them through their most challenging litigation matters.”