Prior to our founding in 2004, Mr. Bergmann was an appellate litigator in VA’s Office of the General Counsel in Washington, DC. He currently supervises the firm’s appellate practice and has successfully represented more than 3,000 Veterans before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
He served as the president of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association from 2010-2011, and served on its Board of Governors from 2009 to 2012. He was also a member of the Court’s Rules Advisory Committee, and continues to serve on the Court’s Admission and Practice Committee. He is a frequent lecturer on Veterans’ law issues involving disability claims before Veteran Service Organizations, and testified before Congress representing one of his clients with a claim appeal.
He graduated from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, in 1994, with a double major in History and German, and Indiana University School of Law in 1999. He is licensed to practice law in Maryland (1999) and the District of Columbia (2000). He currently practices before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (2001) and United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2005).
Founded in 2004
Since our founding 18 years ago, Bergmann & Moore has grown to become one of the largest law firms in the country focusing solely on Veterans’ disability benefit claim appeals. Our team of attorneys bring a wealth of experience and knowledge of Veterans’ law to clients nationwide. They have helped thousands of Veterans and their families in all 50 states and around the world successfully navigate the complicated claims process at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Representation at All Levels
Bergmann & Moore is managed by former VA litigators who know the system well. We offer representation at all levels of VA’s claim appeals process: Regional Offices, Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board), U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (Court), and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Peace of Mind
Bergmann & Moore offers our clients the peace of mind that comes with knowing we have the resources and expertise to stand with you until you get what you deserve. Veterans and their loved ones are always welcome to call Bergmann & Moore for a FREE consultation of their case. Our intake coordinators can answer questions, help figure out next steps, or offer additional resources.
Prior to our founding in 2004, Mr. Moore worked as an attorney for VA’s Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board) in Washington, DC. Mr. Moore personally represents and oversees the work done on behalf of every Bergmann & Moore client with a case before a VA Regional Office or the Board.
Since 2007, he has served on the Board of Directors for the National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates (NOVA), a non-profit association of more than 600 attorneys who represent Veterans, where he currently serves as Vice President. Mr. Moore has presented on numerous topics related to VA law over the years. He is often called to meet with decision-makers in Congress and VA regarding Veterans’ benefits issues.
He graduated from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota in 1992 with a double major in English and Theology, and the University of Minnesota Law School in 1995. He is licensed to practice law in Maryland (1996).