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Bernadette Beekman

Director, Business Development

Bernadette Beekman has more than 20 years’ experience as in-house counsel with some of the world’s leading corporations, including IBM in Paris and in NY, Orion Pictures Corporation, Saban Entertainment and Warner Bros, as well as over a dozen years’ experience at New York City-based legal recruiting firms.

In addition to her background as an accomplished attorney and human capital solutions expert, Bernadette has been a long-standing member of the NYC Bar’s Committee on Women in the Legal Profession and is a member of the Global Advisory Board of Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF). She is also a founding board member of the NYC chapter of UPWARD Women, an international organization which creates solutions for mid-level women to advance their careers by developing strategic relationships in and outside of their industry.

Bernadette offers solutions to diversify the pipeline to corporate legal departments and law firms which will improve hiring, pricing, diversity, and inclusion in their organizations by prioritizing opportunity, training, and mentorship for today’s junior legal talent.


LL.M., Taxation, Boston University School of Law
JD, New England School of Law
BA, Economics and Fine Arts, Hunter College