Beth’s background in law, HR and change management greatly support our firm’s continuing growth as a healthcare law firm.
January 09, 2018
Beth Berke, former Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Sony Pictures Entertainment and an independent Management Consultant, has joined Nelson Hardiman as Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Managing Partner Harry Nelson. As Sony Pictures’ CAO, Berke oversaw, among other areas, all legal matters and change management projects worldwide for the studio, and created the Digital Policy Group to address the issues raised in the migration of the entertainment industry from analog to digital platforms. Prior to her promotion to CAO, Berke was Head of Global Human Resources for Sony Pictures, where she was responsible for HR policies and processes for 7000 employees worldwide. Before serving as Head of Global HR, Berke, who is an active member of the California Bar, served as Chief Counsel for all Corporate and International Legal Affairs of SPE, where she handled complex transactions worldwide.
“Beth’s background in law, HR and change management greatly support our firm’s continuing growth as a healthcare law firm,” stated Harry Nelson. “As a firm, we are not only adding attorneys – eight additional attorneys in 2017 alone – but we are expanding our practice into new segments of the healthcare industry. Nelson Hardiman is committed to anticipating and preparing our clients for the constant changes in the healthcare industry, whether such changes originate from government regulations, technology advances, or simply new ways for consumers to access healthcare services. As a former senior executive in the entertainment industry, Beth has deep experience dealing with the impact of growth and change on both people and infrastructure, and we are excited to have her expertise on our team.”
“I’m very excited by the opportunity to work with Nelson Hardiman and a management team that is so open to the growth and change necessary to best serve clients who work in a rapidly moving industry. As a former studio executive, I’ve experienced guiding companies through critical changes in their business models and foundational technology, and Nelson Hardiman demonstrates the highest…