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Jeanne Picht

Director, Professional Development
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Washington, D.C.

Jeanne Picht has a passion for continuous learning and professional and personal growth. She relishes analyzing problems and developing pragmatic solutions that deliver results for both individuals and organizations.

Her background and knowledge are in business and the legal industry where she has extensive experience strategically integrating organizational development and human capital initiatives, including employee recruitment, workforce planning, change management, learning and development, evaluation and advancement, engagement, retention, and diversity and inclusion initiatives. She specializes in designing comprehensive strategies and detailed action and project plans to deliver tangible results. Jeanne is also skilled in developing, recommending, and executing strategic plans aligned with organizational objectives, as well as in reengineering and improving business processes, policies, and procedures. In addition, she has broad experience coaching individuals for career and personal success and identifying high potentials for management.

Jeanne writes and speaks frequently for local and national legal organizations and she has served in leadership roles within ABA, NALP, and the PDC; leading lrgal industry organizations. She is most proud, however, of her recognition for service to the Indiana University Law School through the Distinguished Service Award and as a leader in the legal professional development field through the PDC Richard Pearson Award. 


Specialties: Organizational Development, Talent Management & Development, Advancement & Retention Strategies, Performance Management Processes, Mentoring Programs, Talent Acquisition, Recruitment & Selection Strategies, Career Coaching, Public Speaking, Education and Training Program Development & Delivery, Needs and Skill Gap Assessment, Competency Development, Process Improvement, Problem Solving, and Change Management.