BULLETIN: Blair Berk To Be Mel's Lead Attorney

8/3/2006 12:18 PM PDT

TMZ has confirmed that high-powered defense attorney Blair Berk will serve as Mel Gibson's primary counsel, representing him in the DUI case against him.

Berk, a veteran trial lawyer, has represented Lindsay Lohan, Reese Witherspoon, Halle Berry, Tracy Morgan, Tracey Gold and Paul Reubens (aka Pee Wee Herman). The cases of Morgan and Gold both involved DUI.