Mr. DiPietro has been a student of the legal industry for over 25 years. As
client head of the Law Firm Group at the Citigroup Private Bank, he regularly
meets with law firm leaders to present financial analysis of their firms' performance
vs. a group of peer firms. Dan speaks at industry roundtables and partner retreats
and has been published in a number of legal industry periodicals including
frequent contributions to the American Lawyer.
The Law Firm Group's 200 professionals provide financial advice and services
to more than 35,000 attorneys and over 550 law firms in 10 offices in the US
and London. The Law Firm Group lends to over 200 law firms in the US & UK,
including almost 60 of the Am Law 100, and currently has $6 billion in loans
to law firms and their attorneys.
Prior to joining Citigroup in 1987, DiPietro spent five years managing Mellon
Bank's middle market lending office in New York. Previously, he was a banker
within Chase Manhattan Bank’s middle market lending division. He also
managed a not-for-profit organization and taught in the NYC school system.
DiPietro holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from St. John's University.
He resides in Sea Cliff, NY with his wife Ann (35 years). He is the father
of three and grandfather of one. Aside from his "day job," he teaches