The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Wed Aug 18 PDT - Fri Aug 20 PDT (11 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Aug 18 3:00pm - Fri Aug 20 3:00pm
Location The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
Region Americas

Why You Should Attend?

• Marketing Partner Forum is designed for client development partners, rainmakers, and the senior-most legal marketing and business development leaders across the profession.
• The content reflects the experience and sophistication of our international audience in terms of rigor, ambition and scope.
• Attendees can engage venerable thought leaders both within and outside of the legal industry.
• The program offers ample networking opportunities and the stunning scenery, nightlife, spa and sun of Southern California.
• Attendees can interact directly with senior clients and network for new business;
• Refresh & reflect at our Wednesday Welcome Luncheon and Friday Bloody Mary Brunch;
• And depart the event with practical takeaways to share with peers and firm leadership.

Who Should Attend?

• Law Firm Chief Marketing Officers
• Senior Business Development Personnel
• Business Development Partners
• Client Relationship Partners
• Chief Strategy Officers


2021 Speakers


Susan Raridon Lambreth
Founding Principal, LawVision Group & Chair and Founder, LPM Institute

Jennifer Schaller
Esq., Managing Director & Co-Founder, The National Law Review

Deborah Farone
Strategic Advisor & Author, Farone Advisors LLC

Adam Crowson
Chief Executive Officer, Inspired Professionals LLC

Beth Cuzzone
Chief Strategic Growth Officer, Goulston & Storrs PC

Jan Anne Dubin
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Jan Anne Dubin Consulting

Jonathan Fitzgarrald
Managing Partner, Equinox Strategy Partners

Kristin Calve
Co-Founder, Law Business Media

Suzanne Donnels
Chief Marketing Officer, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Amanda K. Brady
Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, The Alexander Group

Lucy Endel Bassli
Founder & Principal, InnoLaw Group, PLLC

Maggie Watkins
Senior Client Services Director, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Michael Ellenhorn
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Decipher


Aaron Boersma
Legal Operations, Strategic Pricing & Analysis Lead, Google LLC

Karen Lessick
Associate General Counsel, Invenergy LLC

Chris Ochs
Director of Outside Counsel Management, Citigroup Inc.

Kalisha Crawford
Director of Marketing & Business Development, Ropers Majeski PC

Laura Galeano
Chief Marketing Officer, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP

Jennifer Manton
Managing Director & Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Jason Noble
President, Ikaun, Inc.

Steven R. Boutwell
Chief Operating Officer, Kean Miller LLP

Trish Lilley
Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Deborah Ruffins
Chief Marketing Officer, Perkins Coie LLP

Amy T. Shepherd
Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer, Ballard Spahr LLP

Monica Johnson
General Counsel, Darigold

Dash Kohlhausen
Deputy General Counsel, Fertitta Entertainment Inc.

Andrew Sprogis
Chief Innovation Officer, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Darth K. Vaughn
Litigation Counsel & Legal Innovation & Technology Operations Manager, Ford Motor Company

Gloria J. Lee
Client Relations Partner, Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Laura J. Maechtlen
Partner; Chair, Labor & Employment Department; Member, Executive Committee; Co-Chair, National Diversity & Inclusion Action Team, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

James E. Nelson
Partner-in-Charge, San Francisco office, Venable LLP

Amy Yeung
General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, Lotame, Inc.

Nancy L. Kostakos
Chief Marketing Officer, Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

Karen Lessick
Associate General Counsel, Invenergy LLC

Adam Silver
Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner, McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Jeff Silvestri
Partner (& Immediate Past Managing Partner), McDonald Carano LLP

Silvia L. Coulter
Principal, Business Development Practice Leader, LawVision Group, LLC

Melanie S. Green
Chief Client Development & Marketing Officer, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Miki Hanlen
Director of Marketing – Legal, Intapp, Inc.

Renee Miller-Mizia
Chief Marketing Officer, Dechert LLP

Jeffrey J. Wild
Firm Administrative Partner; Chief Strategy Officer; Chair, Real Estate & Environmental Practice Group; Executive Committee Member, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Hailyn J. Chen
Litigation Partner & Co-Managing Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

Kathy H. Ku
Corporate & Securities Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Russell Lewis
Department Chair – Litigation (Houston) & Partner in Charge (Houston), Baker Botts LLP

Amy R. Patton
Partner & Co-Chair, Employment Law Group; Co-Chair, Marketing and Business Development Committee, Payne & Fears LLP

Chase Simmons
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Polsinelli LLP

Craig W. Budner
Global Strategic Growth Partner, K&L Gates LLP

Darren C. Hauck
Partner-in-Charge, Dallas office, Alston & Bird LLP

Ann Rainhart
Chief Strategy Officer, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Brett Spooner
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Gravis Law, PLLC

Tiffany Zeigler
Director of Business Development, Alston & Bird LLP

Ralph Allen
Chief Operating Officer, Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

Jessa Baker
Chief Operating Officer, Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, P.C.

Larry Kleinberg
Executive Director, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo LLP

Barbara A. Mica
Chief Operating Officer, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

Bryon Bratcher
Managing Director, Gravity Stack

Kunoor Chopra
Vice President, Legal Services, Elevate Services

Mark Ross
Principal, Legal Business Services, Deloitte Tax LLP

Jason Solomon
Executive Director, Center on the Legal Profession, Stanford Law School

Jeanne M. Gills
Partner & Vice Chair, Intellectual Property Department; Member, Management Committee, Foley & Lardner LLP

John G. Kerkorian
Strategic Planning Partner & Member, Management Committee, Ballard Spahr LLP

Mike McBride III
Attorney & Chair, Indian Law & Gaming Practice, Crowe & Dunlevy, P.C.

Joyce K. Soliman
Partner & Leader, Finance Section & Chair, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Porter Hedges LLP

R. Cameron Garrison
Managing Partner & Executive Committee Chair, Lathrop GPM

Iris Jones
Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer, Akerman LLP

Tiffani G. Lee
Litigation & Diversity Partner; Member, Practice & Operations Committee & Partner Compensation Committee, Holland & Knight LLP

D. Jason Lyon
Litigation & Hiring Partner, Hahn & Hahn LLP


Christian F. Berger
Senior Advisor, Strategic Business Development, McGuireWoods LLP

Mike Duffy
Director of Growth and Client Service, King & Spalding LLP

Stephanie Hinrichs
Business Development Executive, Grant Thornton LLP

Neel Lilani
Global Head, Tech Clients, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Mark Medice
Principal, Data Science Practice Leader, LawVision Group LLC

Jennifer Roberts
Senior Manager, Strategic Research – Egencia, Expedia Group

Lisa Simon
Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Wendy Bernero
Global Chief Marketing Officer, Baker McKenzie

Erin Stone Dimry
Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer, DLA Piper LLP (US)

Renee Miller-Mizia
Chief Marketing Officer, Dechert LLP

Gillian W. Ward
Global Chief Marketing Officer, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP


Mike Abbott
Vice President, Market Insights & Thought Leadership, Thomson Reuters

Duncan Wardle
Former Head of Innovation & Creativity, Disney

Zach McGee
Chairman, New Media Legal Publishing, Inc. & Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Kalisha Crawford
Director of Marketing & Business Development, Ropers Majeski PC

Jason Noble
President, Ikaun

David Ackert
President, Ackert Inc.

Jason Kennedy
Marketing Systems Consultant, Wilson Allen

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Corporate Counsel Business Journal
• Ikaun

• Intapp
• Litera

• Ackert
• Chambers and Partners
• Decipher
• New Media Legal Publishing
• Objective Manager
• Passle
• Pinnacle
• Wilson Legal Solutions and Stanton Allen