Alison A. Berman, Esq.
Ms. Berman joined Palisade in May 2011 as Associate General Counsel and currently serves as Chairperson of the Firm’s Operating Committee. As of January 1, 2018, Ms. Berman assumed her new role as Palisade’s President. Ms. Berman's responsibilities include assisting with the management and oversight of the Firm's legal affairs as well as the development of the Firm’s overall strategic plan. As Chair of the Operating Committee, she works directly with each of Palisade’s operational groups, including compliance, risk management, client service, operations, private equity and human resources. While at Palisade, Ms. Berman has also served on the board of directors of several private equity portfolio companies. Prior to joining Palisade, 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.