Daniel Berger is a senior member and shareholder at Berger & Montague P.C. Mr. Berger graduated with honors from Princeton University and Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone academic scholar.
He has a background in the study of economics, having done graduate level work in applied micro-economics and macro-economic theory, the business cycle and economic history. He has published law review articles in the Yale Law Journal, the Duke University Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems, the University of San Francisco Law Review and the New York Law School Law Review and worked with the American Law Institute/American Bar Association program on continuing legal education.
He has been affiliated with the Kennedy School of Government through the Shorenstein Center of Media and Public Policy at Harvard University. He is currently a partner of the Democracy Alliance and extensively involved in progressive politics in this country on a national, state and local level.
David desJardins is a former software engineer with Google, Inc., who originally joined the company in 1999.
David is active in the progressive world, supporting progressive causes including MoveOn, Emily's List, America Votes, and the National Security Network.
David received his B.A. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a PhD in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002. He and Nancy live in Burlingame, CA with their children. Nancy is the President and founder of Variable Symbols, Inc., a company that specializes in consulting and training in technical software. Board games are a major hobby of David's.
Guy T. Saperstein
Guy T. Saperstein graduated law school (UC Berkeley) in 1969, received a poverty law fellowship and represented migrant farmworkers in Colorado; in 1972, he founded a law firm in Oakland which became the largest plaintiffs civil rights law firm in America, in the process successfully prosecuting the largest race, sex and age discrimination class actions in American history. From 1994-2000, Guy was included in the National Law Journal's list of "The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America."
Guy was President of The Sierra Club Foundation 2004-6 and currently sits on six boards, including TrueMajority.org, Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
In 2006, Guy helped write the "Real Security" plank of the Democratic Party's New Directions for America, and in 2007, helped found the National Security/Foreign Policy New Ideas Fund, with funding from the Democracy Alliance. He also has been Co-Chair of the Democracy Alliance's Strategy Group and is active in its National Security/Foreign Policy Group.
Guy met his wife, Jeanine, in 1967 while they were picketing the federal courthouse in Los Angeles and has been married for 40 years, raising three children in the process.