Lori M. Berman


Director of Professional Development, Hogan Lovells, US LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., Cornell; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

Lori Berman is the Director of Professional Development for Hogan Lovells US LLP, where she oversees the development and rollout of talent management and training curriculum. She leads...

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Lori Berman is the Director of Professional Development for Hogan Lovells US LLP, where she oversees the development and rollout of talent management and training curriculum. She leads both regional and global programs. She is also an Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow at the Georgetown Law School Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, where she conducts research on predictors of lawyer success. In addition to her research efforts, Professor Berman teaches law school courses on leadership and team skills. She has been working in the legal industry for over 12 years as a leader in the learning function.

Prior to that, Professor Berman was a consultant for with the Hay Group in its Organization Effectiveness and Management Development practice, where she worked across a wide variety of industries. She specialized in the development and assessment of competencies for selection, performance management, training, leadership development and coaching, and succession planning. Her work has won multiple awards, including the Chief Learning Officer Learning Team Award, the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD) BEST Award, the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) Award for Professional Excellence in Technology, and the NALP Annual Award of Distinction. She has written numerous articles, and co-authored the book, Accelerating Lawyer Success: How to Make Partner, Stay Healthy, and Flourish in a Law Firm. She holds an MA and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland, and a BA in Psychology from Cornell University.