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Arnold & Porter Welcomes Jeff Berardi as Chief Business Development and Marketing Officer

June 8, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 8, 2023 — Arnold & Porter announced today that Jeff Berardi has joined the firm as chief business development and marketing officer (CBDMO). Berardi brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing and business development strategy within the legal industry, having held prior roles as chief marketing officer at a global Am Law 50 firm and chief marketing and communications officer at a global management consulting firm. During his tenure as law firm chief marketing officer, Berardi was responsible for overseeing marketing, business development, and client growth initiatives, and for leading a global team of 100 professionals.

Sean Howell, chief operating officer of Arnold & Porter, said: “Jeff’s extensive industry knowledge and global marketing experience will strengthen the firm’s marketing capabilities and provide invaluable insights and direction on emerging opportunities and trends.”

In joining the firm, Berardi said: “Arnold & Porter is a highly regarded, world-class firm that has a well-deserved reputation for the quality of its lawyers and for providing exceptional service to its clients. The firm’s values and its commitment to excellence are a natural fit for me and align incredibly well with my goals. I look forward to working with the firm’s talented marketing and BD team to further enhance Arnold & Porter’s position as a premier choice for clients and legal professionals alike.”

Berardi earned his MBA from the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester and received his B.A. from Boston College. A frequent speaker and author of industry-focused content, Berardi has served as a Seven Generations board member for the international nonprofit organization City Year, and in an advisory capacity for the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) and the Legal Sales and Service Organization (LSSO).

About Arnold & Porter

Arnold & Porter combines sophisticated regulatory, litigation, and transactional capabilities to resolve clients’ most complex issues. With over 1,000 lawyers practicing in 14 offices worldwide, we offer deep industry experience and an integrated approach that spans more than 40 practice areas. Through multidisciplinary collaboration and focused industry experience, we provide innovative and effective solutions to mitigate risks, address challenges, and achieve successful outcomes.