Best Best & Krieger to Merge with Karnopp Petersen
Law firm Best Best & Krieger LLP (BB&K) is merging with Bend, OR-based Karnopp Petersen LLP next year. The merger, which will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2022, will provide the firms’ public and private sector clients with new resources, greater bench strength and expanded geographical reach.
“We are very excited about this new partnership with Karnopp Petersen,” said Eric Garner, BB&K managing partner. “Our firms share many practice synergies including cultural alignment in terms of our philosophies on client service, work ethic, diversity, community and more. This cultural compatibility was a priority for both firms, and will allow for a seamless integration and immediate benefit to our valued clients.”
Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM.
In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.