Darren V. Berg

Darren V. Berg Contact Details :

  • Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 865-637-3531
  • (865) 637-3385

Darren Berg grew up in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and attended Harrison-Chilhowee Baptist Academy, the southern Baptist college preparatory academy and boarding school for the State of Tennessee where he graduated valedictorian. Thereafter he attended The University of Tennessee (B.S., summa cum laude, 2001); and The University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., 2004, magna cum laude, Law Review, Order of Barristers). After law school, Darren served as a law clerk to presiding Judge Joseph M. Tipton of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals for two years, and thereafter he served as a law clerk to Chief Judge J. Daniel Brien of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee in Memphis.

Darren joined Butler, Vines and Babb in 2007 and became a partner in 2013. He focuses his practice in civil litigation, and he has been lead counsel in numerous high profile cases. He also specializes in appellate litigation and has had numerous reported decisions throughout the appellate courts in the State of Tennessee. Darren has also worked successfully on numerous civil rights cases, is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of Tennessee, and is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Tennessee Association of Justice.

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Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2007


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    J.D. magna cum laude – May, 2004
    Honors: Order of Barristers
    Honors: Moot Court Board, 2002-2004
    Law Review: Tennessee Law Review, Editor, 2002 – 2004
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    B.A. summa cum laude – August, 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • United States District Judge J. Daniel Breen, Western District of Tennessee, Law Clerk, 2006 – 2007
  • Presiding Judge Joseph M. Tipton, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, Law Clerk, 2004 – 2006


  • German

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