Title: Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary, General Counsel
Company: Andersen Corporation
Location: Bayport, Minnesota, United States
Alan E. Bernick, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary, and General Counsel at Andersen Corporation, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in corporate law.
The senior vice president, chief legal officer, corporate secretary, and general counsel at Andersen Corporation since 2014, Mr. Bernick has amassed 35 years of professional experience in his field. Andersen Corporation, an international window and door manufacturing company with a focus on green technology, was founded in 1903 and has since expanded to more than 20 locations with more than 12,000 employees. Prior to these appointments, he served as a partner at Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP from 1983 to 2000.
Alongside his primary endeavors, Mr. Bernick has served his community in a number of capacities, including as a member of the board of directors of the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul since 2016, and of Temple Aaron and the Tozer Foundation since 2006. He has also been a volunteer president and member of the board of directors of the Northern Star Council with the Boy Scouts of America since 2000.
To prepare for his celebrated career, Mr. Bernick pursued an education at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, earning a Bachelor of Science in business accounting in 1970. He subsequently became a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Minnesota. With the support of his family, he delved into the legal profession in the area of corporate law as a means of combining his two passions. Soon thereafter, he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Minnesota in 1983.
A leading voice in his industry, Mr. Bernick maintains affiliation with several industry-related organizations. Previously, he was chair of the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education from 2008 to 2010, an appointee of the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education with the Minnesota Supreme Court from 2005 to 2010, and chair of the tax section of the Minnesota State Bar Association from 1995 to 1997. Additionally, he was chair of the tax section of the Minnesota Society of CPAs from 1995 to 1996 and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Married to Elisa Kim Neff since 1986, Mr. Bernick is the proud father of three sons. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities and golfing. Looking toward the future, he hopes to continue making strides with Andersen Corporation and eventually retire.
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