Partner, DLA Piper
Berl Bernhard is a partner in the law firm of DLA Piper. He served as chairman of the Aspen Institute from 1991 to 1996. He currently serves as chair of the Middle East Investment Initiative. Bernhard directed the United States Commission on Civil Rights under President Kennedy and served in the state department as special counsel to and later as executive counsel to secretary of state. In 1965, he was named director and counsel of the White House Conference "To Fulfill These Rights."