Alison A. Berman, Esq.
President & Chief Executive Officer; Co-Chairman
Ms. Berman serves as Palisade’s President and Chief Executive Officer, with responsibility for overseeing all of the Firm’s operational groups, including finance, operations, compliance, risk management, client service, sales and marketing, and human resources. Ms. Berman is also Chairman of the Firm’s Operating Committee and is Co-Chairman of Palisade’s Board of Directors, where she leads the development and implementation of the Firm’s overall strategic plan. Prior to joining Palisade in 2011, Ms. Berman was an attorney in the mergers and acquisitions group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where she represented a variety of corporate and private equity clients in buy-side and sell-side transactions. Ms. Berman was involved in both contested and negotiated transactions, and worked on deals ranging from small private equity acquisitions to $50 billion public company sales. Ms. Berman received her Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Brown University.