Leadership Moves Announcements (Winter 2015)

by Amy Lemel on March 17, 2015

Andrew Blum founded AJB Communications, a New York-based public relations consulting company.  Andy had previously been Media Relations Manager for Chadbourne & Parke. 

John V. Bologna joined Baker & Hostetler LLP as Business Development and Marketing Manager in January 2015. He had been Marketing Communications Manager with Proskauer.  John is an active member of the NYLMA Programming and Communications Committees.

Kristen Buckley joined Wolff & Samson PC as Marketing Specialist in September. Kristen previously served as Marketing Specialist for Grant Thornton LLP.

Andrew Blum

John Bologna

Kristen Buckley

Kristin Calve became the new owner/publisher of the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel in October 2014.  Kristin is married to long time NYLMA member Joe Calve.

Christa Crane was appointed Chief Client Development & Marketing Officer of Loeb & Loeb LLP in the Fall of 2014.  She previously was Chief Marketing Officer and Director, Officer of the Chair, for Bingham McCutchen.

Angela S. Hwang was promoted to Business Development Supervisor with Paul Hastings LLP.  She had previously been a Senior Business Development Coordinator at the firm.

Dina Longo became the Business Development Manager for Alston & Bird on December 1, 2014.  Prior to this, she was Business Development Manager for Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.

Paul R. Manuele joined Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP as Director of Marketing & Communications in December 2014.  He had been Senior Marketing & Business Development Manager with Day Pitney LLP.

Kristin Calve

Angela Hwang

Paul Manuele

Katie O’Rourke joined On24 as Senior Account Executive in February 2015.  Katie was formerly Vice President, Business Development, for Concep.

Audrey A. Pfau joined Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP as Marketing & Recruiting Coordinator last summer after graduating from Louisiana State University.

Lauren V. Piccolo was promoted from Senior Manager of Business Development for Goodwin Procter LLP to Business Development Director with the firm.

Katie O’Rourke

Audrey Pfau

Lauren Piccolo

Marianne Merritt Talbot, Esq. was appointed Chief Marketing Officer of IMF Commercial Litigation Funding last September.  She was previously Principal of ESQ Consulting, where she provided business planning for professional services firms and attorneys.

Evyan O’Keefe became Marketing Manager for Zetlin & De Chiara LLP in October 2014. She had been a Marketing Associate with Cushman & Wakefield.

Ryan C. Tirre joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP as Business Development Manager in December 2014.  He was previously Business Development Specialist for Sidley Austin.

Adam Wolf became Director of Marketing and Business Development for Wilk Auslander LLP in November 2014.  He is the first marketing /business development professional the firm has ever hired.  Adam had previously been the Director of Marketing & Business Development for the CPA firm of SaxBST LLP.  

Tiffany Yarde joined White & Case LLP as Practice Development Manager on February 2, 2015.  She was previously Marketing Manager with Cohen & Gresser.  Tiffany is a member of the NYLMA Board of Directors as Financial Officer Elect and will be a featured speaker at the 2015 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference in San Diego in April.

Marianne Talbot

Adam Wolf

Tiffany Yarde

Satik T. Zekian joined Bressler, Amery & Ross P.C. as Director of Marketing last October.  Previously, she was Senior Coordinator, Marketing & Special Projects for Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.  Satik served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the NYLMA in 2012 and 2013 and co-chaired its Technology Committee in 2011 and 2012.

Paula Zirinsky has joined K2 Intelligence as Marketing Director, Americas.  K2 Intelligence is an investigative and integrity consulting firm with offices in New York, London, Madrid and Tel Aviv.  Paula had been Director, Business Development & Marketing for Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.  Paula is an active member of the NYLMA chapter and co-chairs the the Sponsorship Committee.

Satik Zekian

Paula ZIrinsky

NYLMA Welcomes the Following New Members: 

  • Andrew Blum – Founder & Director, AJB Communications (December 2014)
  • Kristen Buckley – Marketing Specialist, Wolff & Samson PC (October 2014)
  • Kristin Calve – Owner/Publisher, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (October 2014)
  • Evyan O’Keefe – Marketing Manager, Zetlin & De Chiara (January 2015)
  • Audrey A. Pfau – Marketing & Recruiting Coordinator, Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP
  • Adam Wolf – Director of Marketing & Business Development, Wilk Auslander

If you or someone you know has professional or personal news (marriage, baby, special honor) you would like to share with our members, please contact Jaime Bruck (jaime.bruck@pillsburylaw.com) to be included.  

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