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Wendy L. Bernero

Wendy L. Bernero

Chief of Strategic Initiatives
New York, NY, USA

Wendy Bernero has more than 20 years of experience as a law firm business development and marketing professional and currently serves as Chief of Strategic Initiatives at Proskauer Rose LLP, a 700-attorney law firm serving clients’ most critical legal needs in the Americas, Europe and Asia.  She most recently was Chief Marketing Officer of Fried Frank LLP.

Previously, Wendy served as CMO of McKee Nelson LLP‚ where she played a senior role in the firm’s merger search and eventual combination and integration with Bingham LLP‚ and Paul‚ Weiss LLP‚ where she established this litigation and corporate powerhouse’s first formal marketing and business development program. Beyond the legal sector, her experience includes serving as director of marketing and public affairs for Washington Bancorporation and as press and legislative aide to a U.S. Congressman.

In recognition of her contributions to the profession, earlier this year Wendy was inducted into the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Hall of Fame. Her professional activities include regularly speaking at LMA chapter meetings and annual conferences and serving on LMA’s Think Tank Committee. For the past two years, she has worked with ALM on the development of innovative programming to serve the professional and career development needs of newly promoted partners. 


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