Principal & Co-Founder
Valerie Berlin is a principal and co-founder at BerlinRosen providing strategy and communications counsel across the firm’s practice areas, with an emphasis on public affairs, social impact, philanthropy, and campaigns and elections. From economic, racial and criminal justice, women’s health, immigration reform and more, Valerie has helped manage complicated communications campaigns leading to groundbreaking victories. Valerie partners with clients and funders to design, build and scale major initiatives—taking nascent ideas and goals to full national implementation and execution. Her expertise has also helped elect Democrats across 21 states. Prior to founding BerlinRosen, Valerie spent 20 years as an organizer, campaign manager and senior communications director. Her background in politics informs BerlinRosen’s approach to treating client issues with the intensity, rigor and discipline of a campaign and helps set the tone for the firm’s model of client service. Valerie is regularly recognized for her leadership, including appearing on The Advocate’s Out100 and across City & State’s Power 100, Power of Diversity: Women 100 and Power of Diversity: Pride 100 100 lists. Valerie lives in Brooklyn with her two children.