March 2015

President’s Message: Winter 2015

by Seth Apple March 17, 2015

I’m not a huge soccer fan, but if you read the Member Spotlight about me in the previous issue of the NYLMA News, you know I’m a diehard Cleveland sports fan. By definition, this means I was a fan of the Cleveland Force, the indoor soccer team that played in the now defunct Major Indoor […]

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4th Annual Metropolitan New York LMA Awards

by Tom Mariam March 17, 2015

The timing was sooner. The recognition in some cases was long overdue. But the occasion itself was spot on.  The chapter honored outstanding achievements by individual members and committees for their volunteer work with the 4th Annual Metropolitan New York LMA Awards.  The awards ceremony this year was moved to the Kickoff Event in February […]

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2015 Programming: Sneak Preview

by Andy Edelstein March 17, 2015

The Programming Committee was recently honored by our chapter with the 2014 Metropolitan NY LMA Award for Committee of the Year for its spectacular job producing inspiring, informative and incredibly popular programs with record-breaking attendance and first-ever sell-outs. The Committee, now led by co-chairs Todd Drucker and Laura Miller, is building on that positive momentum. […]

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In Memoriam: Bruce Marcus

by Tom Mariam March 17, 2015

Former NYLMA chapter member Bruce Marcus, a true pioneer in legal industry and professional services marketing, passed away shortly before Christmas at the age of 90. Bruce was an ardent supporter of professional services marketing and a friend to many people who were starting in the business, including many members of our chapter. Mr. Marcus […]

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Chapter Events: LMA Board President Tim Corcoran Demystifies Law Firm Finance for Metro NY Chapter (Cocktail Reception, November 20, 2014)

by Catherine Hausman March 17, 2015

Tim Corcoran, president of LMA’s International Board of Directors, visited LMA’s largest chapter, our Metro New York chapter, to “Demystify Law Firm Finance” at a special cocktail reception on November 20. Mr. Corcoran used the popular book, “Who Moved My Cheese,” as a lead-in to the discussion; sharing insights into the changing face of the […]

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Chapter Events: 2014 Holiday Party (December 12, 2014)

by Tom Mariam March 17, 2015

Metro New York LMA chapter members celebrated the holiday season throughout a festive afternoon at Supernova at the Novotel in midtown. In a year when attendance at chapter events constantly set records, this year’s Holiday Party attracted an all-time high of 230 legal marketing professionals. The Holiday Party not only symbolically commemorated the end of […]

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Chapter Events: Lateral Integration: Opportunities & Challenges (Luncheon, January 22, 2015)

by Rosemarie Yu March 17, 2015

The chapter’s first luncheon of 2015 followed in the footsteps of the successful 2014 programs with a sellout audience gaining insight into marketing lateral hires. The January 22 event, Lateral Integration: Opportunities & Challenges, hosted by Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, discussed how law firms can improve their lateral recruiting process by addressing candidates’ main […]

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Chapter Events: 2015 Kickoff (February 18, 2015)

by Tom Mariam March 17, 2015

The Metro New York chapter held its annual Kickoff event on February 18 with another record turnout – and an added treat. The chapter handed out the annual Metropolitan New York LMA Awards at the Kickoff, shifting the awards ceremony to the start of the year from the Summer Soiree in August. More than 100 […]

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2015 LMA Annual Conference – LinkedIn Group for Metro NY Chapter Attendees

by Guy Alvarez March 17, 2015

Chapter members who will be attending the 2015 LMA Annual Conference in San Diego will be able to keep up with one another through a special LinkedIn group the chapter has created.  Find out who else will be there, what their plans are and what’s going on at the LMA. To join the chapter’s LMA […]

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NYLMA Social Media Buzz: Join our Chapter Twitter List and LinkedIn Groups

by Guy Alvarez March 17, 2015

Our Metro New York LMA chapter, like many law firms and others within the legal industry, is embracing social media.  One of our chapter’s goals this year is to enhance the communication and collaboration amongst and between our members.  We will be using Twitter and LinkedIn, in particular, to build this virtual community. Twitter:  The […]

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