Morton Berger
Morty Berger
Name Morton Berger
Title Defense Attorney
Occupation Attorney
Status Alive
Actor Michael Lerner
First Appearance "Fallacy"
Last Appearance "Taboo"

Morton "Morty" Berger was a defense attorney who is known for taking on cases with sensitive issues.

Berger went up against A.D.A. Alexandra Cabot during the trial against the transgender Cheryl Avery. He claimed that he wanted to become a lawyer to change societies misconceptions about what's normal. In reality he only wanted to further his own political agenda, and lied to his client on several occasions. In court, the jury would find his client guilty. (SVU: "Fallacy")

Berger also defended Ella Christiansen, a woman who tried to kill her newborn child. (SVU: "Taboo")

Known Clients


  • According to one of the episode scene cards in the episode "Fallacy", Morton Berger’s office is located on 836 Park Avenue.