Jeannine Zito, a marketing and business leader, focuses on strategic planning and practice development driving organizational and financial growth through legal technology products, coaching programs and operational excellence.
Currently, as Senior Manager of Knowledge Solutions at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, her team is responsible for the design, creation and management of a suite of products which enable partners and lawyers to find, access, and utilize knowledge and IP in the course of business development and client delivery.
Prior to joining Cleary Gottlieb, Jeannine served as Director of Business Development and Marketing at Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft where she worked directly with the Management Committee and partners to develop and execute firm-wide strategies and initiatives.
Jeannine brings significant business knowledge to the legal industry with 17 years of experience working in investment banking. At J.P. Morgan she held various professional roles including Global Business Manager and Chief of Staff for the M&A business. In these roles, she partnered with multiple departments to enhance legal and compliance operations. She was responsible for pipeline and fee analysis, staffing and offshore management, marketing, competitor intelligence and business operations.
Additionally, Jeannine utilizes her marketing and operations skills in event production where she assists in the production of large-scale events across the world including charity functions, corporate conferences, music festivals, red carpet events, weddings and culinary expos. Her charitable efforts include fighting hunger via Share our Strength and the Food Bank for New York City.