Partner, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Jeremiah A. DeBerry


Jeremiah A. DeBerry is a partner and the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) at Mayer Brown. Jerry is based in the firm’s New York City office, where his full‐time responsibility is to ensure that Mayer Brown fulfills its commitment to enhancing diversity in the legal profession. In this capacity, he oversees all aspects of the firm’s efforts to recruit, hire, develop and promote diverse and women lawyers. He is also responsible for the development and implementation of DEI policies for all of the firm’s US offices.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD
    Editor, Virginia Law Review
  • Tufts University, BA
  • Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Executive Training Program, Corporate Governance


  • Board member, Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • Board member, National Football League / National Football Players Association Research and Education Foundation