Richard H. Korst is Jenner & Block’s Chief Human Resources Officer. In this capacity, he oversees all aspects of the Firm's Benefits and Human Resources functions, as well as administration of the Firm's Legal Recruiting and Professional Development departments.
Mr. Korst has an extensive background in Human Resources and Operational Management in the corporate and services industry sectors. Prior to joining Jenner & Block, he held several senior level management positions, as well as serving as a Human Resources consultant with Accenture.
Mr. Korst received his SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification while working with Andersen Consulting. He has served on panel discussions and lectured on several campuses including SMU, Fisk University, and the Owens Graduate School of Business and presented at the National Association of Legal Professionals conference in 2011.