Meredith Mendes

Former Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer, Jenner & Block LLP

Ms. Mendes is the Former Executive Director , Chief Operating Officer & Acting Chief Financial Officer of Jenner & Block LLP, a national law firm with approximately 480 attorneys and offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC. In this role, Meredith provided strategic direction and analytical support for the Board, Managing Partner and owners, and was responsible for operations management for all offices. She lead finance, technology, human resources, risk management, facilities and real estate and all other administrative areas, and collaborated on marketing, communications strategy and key client development. Ms. Mendes was a member of the Management (ex officio), Finance, Audit, Alternative Fee, Investment, and Business Services and Transactions Committees.