Ann M Vermes

Chief of Strategic Initiatives New York
Ann Vermes
Ann Vermes is Weil’s Chief of Strategic Initiatives. In this role, she provides strategic leadership and management for complex and high-stakes projects on behalf of the firm. Prior to this role, she was the firm’s Chief Business Development Officer. In that capacity, she led the firm’s business development, marketing and communications activities. Before that, Ann was the firm’s Director of Administration, working closely with Weil’s Executive Director on a broad range of significant projects.

Prior to joining Weil, Ann was a Managing Director in the Legal & Compliance Department of Bear Stearns, the Head of Business Development for the New York office of the global law firm Linklaters. and the Director of Development at the Urban Justice Center, a non-profit legal services organization.  Before leaving the practice of law, Ann was a litigator at Shearman & Sterling, which she joined following a Motions clerkship at the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Ann is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and a cum laude graduate of American University's Washington College of Law, where she was an editor of the Law Review.