Beth Bergman is a partner at Bergman and Allderdice. She represents numerous local and national tax-exempt organizations, affordable housing developers, charter schools, community development financial institutions, institutional lenders and government agencies; her practice areas include corporate, real estate, real estate financing, affordable housing, economic and community development, tax-exempt governance and tax-exempt financing.
Prior to entering private practice, Beth was Assistant Housing Coordinator to Mayor Bradley. After the 1994 Northridge earthquake she was a counsel to the Los Angeles Housing Department facilitating real estate loans between the City and nonprofit corporations, utilizing tax credits, bonds and City subsidies to help rebuild the City's housing stock.
Beth currently serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations and she has served as associate editor for the American Bar Association Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Redevelopment Law. Beth lectures in the areas of tax-exempt formation, nonprofit subsidiaries, affordable housing, joint ventures and social enterprise. She has also taught Constitutional Law at Loyola Law School and Environmental Law at Glendale School of Law.
Beth is a graduate of Brown University, Phi Beta Kappa, and of Harvard Law School, J.D. She attended a fellowship program at Stanford University Medical School. She was an Associate Editor for the Stanford Law Review and Clerk to the Hon. Chief Judge Consuelo B. Marshall, U.S. District Court, Central District of California. Beth is a member of the California, New York, Arizona and D.C. Bar Associations, and her memberships include the American Bar Association Sections on Affordable Housing and Nonprofit Law.